Titan CEO and headline sponsor Wipfli LLP are pleased to announce Keith Smith, president of Vonco Products, LLC as a 2023 Wisconsin Titan 100. The Titan 100 program recognizes Wisconsin’s Top 100 CEO’s & C-level executives. They are the area’s most accomplished business leaders in their industry using criteria that includes demonstrating exceptional leadership, vision, and passion. Collectively the 2023 Wisconsin Titan 100 and their companies employ more than 100,000 individuals and generate $36 billion dollars in annual revenues. This year’s honorees will be published in a limited-edition Titan 100 book and profiled exclusively online. They will be honored at the annual awards ceremony on January 12th, 2023 at Fiserv Forum, and will be given the opportunity to interact and connect multiple times throughout the year with their fellow Titans.
“The Titan 100 are shaping the future of the Wisconsin business community by building a distinguished reputation that is unrivaled and preeminent in their field. We proudly recognize the Titan 100 for their successes and contributions. We know that they will have a profound impact that makes an extraordinary difference for their customers and clients across the nation.” says Jaime Zawmon, President of Titan CEO.
Keith is the President and CEO of Vonco Products. Prior to acquiring Vonco in December of 2012, he served as a General Manager of Carbonless Rolls and Security Papers for Appleton Papers, the largest division of a $1BN paper company. Keith holds a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering as well as an MBA from Northern Illinois University and Lean and Six Sigma certifications from the University of Michigan. He has a passion for cultivating infectious energy within his organizations and for innovation, creation, inspiration, and adventure. He generously contributes both time and resources to fellow entrepreneurs, education, athletics, and health endeavors.
“We live in a world of constant change and intersecting priorities,” said Smith. “It’s one of the reasons I aspire to be more than a CEO. I want to use the time I have to improve the lives of the people I love, work with, and those that I’ve yet to meet. My social mission is to share my experience to help businesses and people attain the confidence needed to make a difference.”
Keith will be honored at the annual Titan 100 awards celebration on January 12th, 2023 at Fiserv Forum, home of the Milwaukee Bucks. This unique cocktail-style awards event will gather 100 Titans of Industry and their guests for an evening unlike anything that exists in the Wisconsin business community.
“On behalf of all the partners and associates at Wipfli we congratulate all the Titan100 winners. It’s an honor to recognize this diverse group of leaders in Wisconsin. We appreciate the lasting impact each leader has made, and continues to make, in building organizations of significance both here in Wisconsin and abroad. Your ingenuity and creativity have set you apart, and the honor of being seen as an industry Titan is richly deserved,” says Gina Skibo, Partner at Wipfli.