Keith R. Smiley was elected vice president of finance and controller in April 2012. In this role, he serves as the company's principal accounting officer and manages its capital market activities. He joined RPM as an internal auditor in 1992 and subsequently became corporate controller in 1993 and treasurer in 1997. Mr. Smiley was elected vice president – treasurer and assistant secretary in 1999. Prior to joining RPM, he was associated with Ciulla, Smith & Dale, LLP, an accounting firm.
Mr. Smiley is affiliated with Financial Executives International, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants. He has a bachelor's degree from the University of Akron.