Our response to COVID19

The QA Commons is mindful of the dramatic and transformational impact COVID-19 is having on all institutions of higher education. As an organization, we are adapting our services to support preparing graduates for the workplace that is now changing more precipitously than ever.


Jeffery Keith


Jeffery has more than 25 years of experience of executive and board leadership in financial, industrial, commercial real estate and education institutions across the country. He is a Senior Operating Partner at both Avathon Capital and Sterling Partners, where he capitalizes his vision for education excellence with a wide range of strategic investments and leadership roles. 

Jeffery is chairman of the board of Spartan College of Aeronautics & Technology, Alliant International University and Edcura LLC. He also serves on the boards of Calumet College of St. Joseph, University of Dubuque, UMass Global, and ReUp Education, among others. He was the chief architect and visionary for TCS Education’s groundbreaking nonprofit system, a consortium that includes The Chicago School, Saybrook University, The Colleges of Law and others.

Jeffery has been a board member of The QA Commons since 2016.


Jeffery holds a BS in Economics and Management and an MBA in Finance from Purdue University. He also holds certificates from Kent College of Law, Harvard Graduate School of Education and the Yale School of Management Investment.


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