Kele, Inc., Memphis, Tenn., a portfolio company of The Stephens Group, LLC, announced leadership changes effective immediately.
Danny Lyons, previous CFO of Kele, has been appointed to CEO to replace Richard Campbell. Before serving as the CFO of Kele, Lyons was the Corporate Controller for Kele for three years.
“We couldn’t be happier to appoint Danny as CEO of Kele. He has been an integral part of the Kele story and a key contributor to Kele’s recent growth and success,” said Grant Jones, Managing Director at The Stephens Group. “Danny not only brings a tremendous balance of financial experience and strategic skill, he also understands the markets in which Kele operates and where the company is headed.”
Richard Campbell, previous President and CEO of Kele, will remain with the company and transition to the Executive Chairman and member of the Board of Directors. Campbell served as the president and CEO for six years and will continue to remain involved with the company.
Kele also announced the appointment of Rob Benson to President of Kele Commercial. Benson will report directly to Danny Lyons. Previously, Benson served as the CCO for Kele.