A New York native, Kehoe began his career on Wall Street and spent over ten years working his way through the capital markets ranks. In 1969 John, known as Jack, founded Kehoe, White, Savage and Co., an investor relations consulting practice, based in New York and Los Angeles. After the sale of the New York practice to an employee group in 1998 the company name was changed to Kehoe Partners Inc.
As a senior advisor of his company, he counsels clients and executives at the Abernathy MacGregor Group on various business communication and management issues. Kehoe served in the U.S. Marine Corps prior to receiving a B.A. in English literature from Fordham University. He also has a master’s degree in business policy from Columbia University Graduate School of Business. Kehoe is a member of The American Friends of James Joyce, a trustee of Fordham University and a member of the Executive Committee of the University’s board and its President’s Council.
A first-generation Irish American, his late father, John M. Kehoe, emigrated from Castletown, County Wexford and his mother, Mary Denning Kehoe, from Virginia, County Cavan. Married to Veronica Lally, who traces her paternal roots to County Mayo, the Kehoes have five children and reside in New York City and Montauk.