Keith Risinger

Title: Leadership Development

Company: Eli Lilly


Keith Risinger is the HR Director for Leadership Development at Eli Lilly & Company. He leads a team responsible for developing leaders people want to follow and Lilly needs to win. The work of this his team spans the globe and all levels of leadership at the 38,000 employee company.

Keith is a certified Stakeholder Centered Coach for both individual leaders and teams. He has a breadth of experience coaching leaders and teams in times of simply grinding out better performance as well as in times of large transformation.

Keith draws on his experiences and insights gathered from many sources and thought leaders in the area of leadership over his 25 years of work experience. Over those years, he has developed a no non-sense style of coaching that requires but then rewards leaders and teams who choose to be disciplined and courageous in their commitment to growth.

When Keith is not developing leaders, he is a work in progress as a husband and father of two. He and his family live in Greenwood, Indiana but will always call Arkansas home.