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Keith Middleton

Co-Managing Partner, Co-Founder

Keith is a co-managing partner and co-founder of Fahrenheit Advisors. He oversees the delivery of the firm’s consulting and fractional financial management services, as well as risk management and operations. He is a member of Fahrenheit’s Leadership Team. A seasoned corporate finance executive, Keith’s expertise in organizational strategy and a newfound passion for entrepreneurism has helped Fahrenheit expand across multiple service lines and geographies.

Prior to launching Fahrenheit, Keith held various executive positions including CFO and senior vice president, controller for an independent restaurant foodservice division of a Fortune 500 company. He began his career at a Big Four accounting firm focusing on financial audit, risk assurance, and merger and acquisition services, and at a food processing company focusing on general accounting, financial reporting, and specialty projects across the company.

Function & Specialization

  • Corporate governance
  • Organizational strategy and structure
  • Culture and creating a great place to work
  • Process improvement, internal controls, and efficiencies
  • Acquisition, due diligence, and integration

Representative Clients & Past Experiences

  • Leaf Spring (formerly Rainbow Station)
  • Target Marketing
  • The Chefs’ Warehouse
  • Mid-Atlantic Convenience Stores
  • United Natural Foods
  • Performance Food Group
  • Perdue Farms
  • Arthur Andersen

Education, Licenses & Certifications

  • Kenan-Flagler Executive Education, University of North Carolina
  • B.A., Accounting, Lynchburg College
  • CPA (inactive)

Professional Associations & Community Organizations

  • MCV Foundation board of trustees, chair finance and audit committee
  • Richmond Association for Corporate Growth advisory board, vice president programs
  • Startup Virginia advisory board
  • Fulton Bank Central Virginia Advisory board
  • March of Dimes, Virginia Chapter board of directors (past chair)
  • Financial Executives Networking Group (FENG)