Anthony Francis “Chip” Keating III has been a principal with Keating Investments, a real estate, oil & gas, and technology investment company, since March 2010. He is a co-founder and Managing Director of PapiPay, a mobile payment business geared toward the petroleum and c-store industry. He is also a General Partner of Energy 11, L.P. and Energy Resources 12, L.P., both public, non-traded upstream oil and gas partnerships. Keating most recently completed a 2-year commitment as Governor Stitt’s Cabinet Secretary of Public Safety for the State of Oklahoma.
He is the Founder and President of the Oklahoma State Troopers Foundation, Secretary of the University Hospitals Authority Trust appointed by the Pro Temp of the Oklahoma State Senate, and a director of OU Medicine, Inc. Mr. Keating recently served as a Director and Gubernatorial appointee of The Oklahoma Law Enforcement Retirement System. Prior to founding Keating Investments, Mr. Keating served as the Real Estate Development Manager for Chesapeake Energy Corporation in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, from March 2007 to March 2010. Prior to joining Chesapeake, Mr. Keating worked as a commercial real estate broker with Trammell Crow Company from August 2004 to March 2007. Before joining Trammell Crow Company, he spent just over three years as an Oklahoma State Trooper from May 2001 to August 2004, and he is a graduate of the 53rd Oklahoma Highway Patrol Academy.
Mr. Keating received a Bachelor of Business Administration from Southern Methodist University. Mr. Keating has been married to his wife, Brittney, for seventeen years. He has three children, Callie, Frankie, and Mary Katherine.