Keith F. Schmitt,  CRC®

Keith F. Schmitt,  CRC®

Keith has worked and gained experience in the financial services industry since 2003, joining the Kelman-Lazarov team in 2008. At K-L, he helps develop investment strategies and coordinates planning and consulting activities for the firm. He earned his Certified Retirement Counselor (CRC®) designation in 2008 from the International Foundation for Retirement Education.

“I enjoy building lasting personal relationships while working with our clients to develop financial plans that create customized strategies and solutions for their unique goals and objectives,” he says.

In 2001, Keith received his bachelor of Business Administration and Finance from the University of Memphis while playing as a Division I student athlete for the men's soccer team. Keith went on to earn his M.B.A. in 2003, working as a graduate assistant and research aide to Dr. Phillip T. Kolbe and Dr. M.E. Bond. Keith was also employed for a semester as an adjunct professor for the University of Memphis.

Keith helps to support local inner-city kids by sponsoring annual club fees for their competitive soccer team. He is an alumni member of the Phoenix Club of Memphis, an organization that has been serving the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Memphis since 1955. Keith enjoys supporting organizations like Youth Villages, St. Jude, and the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Memphis because they help build, assist, and reinforce the foundation of our society: our youth.

Keith is married to his wife Emma DiCesare, a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist. They reside in East Memphis with sons Nicolas and Leo, and their dog, Gunner. In their spare time they enjoy traveling to Toronto to visit family and trips to the beach in Gulf Shores. Keith is an avid golfer, soccer enthusiast, enjoys playing with his boys, and being with friends and family.