President, Committee for a Better New Orleans
Jul 22, 2020
Keith G.C. Twitchell
President, Committee for a Better New Orleans

Born in New York City and raised in nearby Connecticut, Keith Twitchell moved to New Orleans in 1979.  In 1982 he launched his own company, Pendragon Promotions, a business communications firm.  He served as a consultant for the Committee for a Better New Orleans beginning in July 2000 before accepting a full-time position in March 2002; he became president of the organization in June 2004.  He is responsible for project management, organizational leadership and fundraising/finances, and has led key CBNO programs such as the Community Participation Program, the Bryan Bell Metropolitan Leadership Forum, and the Greater New Orleans Water Collaborative.  Mr. Twitchell is a former Captain of Krewe du Vieux, a state-ranked tennis player and an award-winning writer, and has served on a variety of organization boards.  He received a YLC Role Model award in 2014 and the Urban Conservancy’s Urban Hero award in 2016.  He received his B.A. from Washington College and his M.A. from Bowling Green State University, and is a member of the ODK National Leadership Honor Society.