Tim D. Keck, a veteran of two decades of crime-fighting, retired
from law enforcement as chief of police. He has taken what he
learned about thriving in a high-stress, high-stakes profession and
brought those lessons to the world of work. The results have been
Tim is an author, speaker and coach who uses true stories and improvisational humor
to engage audiences at all levels. He has been quoted in publications from Newsweek
to The New York Times and has made several appearances on national television.
Tim’s Bulletproof Teams framework is a formula for success under stress. It’s helping
organizations develop strong teams composed of passionate people who love their
jobs and the people they work with, ensuring a maximum performance culture.
He has assisted organizations from Los Angeles to London and from Calgary to the
Caymans. Clients include Kimberly-Clark, Wal-Mart Stores, Tyson Foods, PepsiCo,
Marriott, Arvest Bank Group, Apex Tool Group, J.B. Hunt, Pratt & Whitney, Total Oil –
Canada, and many more.
While Tim now serves as managing partner at Performance Insights, LLC (a boutique
management consultancy based in northwest Arkansas), he has long been recognized
as an innovative and successful leader both inside and outside of the law enforcement
During his police career, Chief Keck worked his way up through the ranks, serving in
many capacities, including patrol officer, K-9 trainer, detective supervisor and SWAT
team commander. He has testified before a congressional committee, provided VIP
protection to celebrities, and spearheaded a multinational undercover investigation.
Chief Keck’s work has also been recognized by several federal agencies, including
the Drug Enforcement Agency and Department of Homeland Security. The Department
of Justice wrote “The FBI and the American people have been the beneficiaries
of your professionalism and dedication to duty…” about his career-long efforts.
For more information, please visit or
You may contact Tim directly at (479) 644-1717 or [email protected].