Our Team

Gregory A. Keeler is the Owner Operator of GMS Keeler (GMSK) Consulting Group.

Greg has 21 years of honorable military service with a background in Leadership Training, Operational Planning, and Team Building. Along with his military training he has an extensive background in recruiting and corporate staffing. Greg firmly believes we cultivate leaders, and it is never too early in life to start the process.


In the summer of 1990 Greg joined the United States Marine Corps, where spent the next 21 years in service. During his time in the Marines, Greg served three years as an Embassy Guard, in Prague, Czech Republic and Abu Dhabi, UAE. He also served three years as a recruiter in central Minnesota. In 2003 and 2004, Greg participated in the liberation of Iraq. He was also deployed to Afghanistan in 2010. Before leaving the Marine Corps in 2011, Greg earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Public Administration from Central Michigan University.

After leaving the Marine Corps, Greg worked as a corporate recruiter with CompHealth before returning to Central Michigan University to earned his Master of Science in Administration with a concentration in Leadership. Starting In 2012, Greg spent two years as State Representatives Brandon Dillon’s Policy Director. After leaving Representative Dillon’s office in 2014, Greg formed GMSK Consulting Group, LLC where he provides high-quality leadership consulting, coaching services and veteran assistant services.

John C. Keeler is the Senior Grant Writer.

John Keeler is a highly experienced Research Scientist and Grant Writer. He has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemistry from Creighton University and Master of Science Degree in Organic Chemistry from the University of Kansas. Mr. Keeler has over 15 years of research experience, which has served him well during the 7 years he has been writing grants. In addition to his grant writing work, Mr. Keeler has worked as a scientist at POET Research for 8 years, progressing from a Chemist position to his current position as a Research Scientist III.

In this role he is the principle investigator and technical lead on all oil related projects. He has also developed and validated wet chemical and instrumental analysis techniques for carbohydrate, amino acid and oil characterization. Mr. Keeler has written numerous technical reports for POET Research and has been published in Organic Letters and the Journal of the American Chemical Society.





Beth Smith is a Account Executive specializing in Dell Federal Opportunities

With years of experience in administrative management and customer relationship building, Beth brings enthusiasm, expertise and dedication.  Exceptionally skilled at team and project management, she pays attention to the smallest of details as well as overall execution.  A highly organized administrator with over a decade of experience, Beth exhibits exceptional reliability, quick skill-building and flawless customer relations savvy.   

Heather Keeler-Johnson
is the Director of Youth Leadership training and Project Management. 

 Mrs. Keeler-Johnson graduated from Minnesota State University Moorhead with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Project Management. With 15 years of leadership development experience Heather is reponsible for working with the GMSK Foundation and community based youth groups to plan and excute rising stars projects.