Keevin Williams joined Space Florida as the Director of Business Development in 2009. Leveraging his past experiences, Keevin’s role has evolved to serving as the organization’s structured finance specialist. In this role, Keevin works with Space Florida’s lending partners to structure conduit debt and synthetic lease transactions to deliver critical facilities and equipment with significant CAPEX to industry partners while preserving operating lease treatment. Keevin has been an integral part of Space Florida teams, capturing and closing more than $100 million in projects and financing since his arrival.
Before joining Space Florida, Keevin served as the president of the Florida Black Business Investment Board, Inc., a public-private partnership through the State of Florida, created to promote the growth and development of black business enterprises by providing access to capital, procurement, technical assistance and legislative and regulatory advocacy.
Williams holds more than 15 years of expertise in executive level economic development and banking. Prior to serving six years as an executive to the Florida Black Business Investment Board, Keevin was vice president of government relations and insurance for the Florida Bankers Association.
Keevin holds a Juris Doctorate from Florida State University’s College of Law, as well as a Bachelor of Arts in communications from the University of South Florida.