Dimensional Fund Advisors
As chief operating officer, Patrick M. Keating oversees Dimensional's day-to-day business functions, including the management of growth plans and capital investment. Pat, who joined the firm in 2002, previously led the business support division, which includes groups such as Operations, Technology, and Communications that contribute to the growth of the financial advisor and institutional sales efforts.
Pat brings a wealth of management experience to Dimensional, including a five-year tenure as president of Canada's Assante Asset Management. He helped Assante grow from a private firm of twenty people to a public company of over four thousand after his seven years there. As a manager for over twenty-five years, Pat has overseen the growth of many companies in industries from electronics to finance.
Originally an accountant, he received his BA in economics from the University of Winnipeg in 1978 and is a CFA Charterholder.