Keith Carvalho

Keith Carvalho

Vice President, Sales

Keith is responsible for the professional development, management and oversight of Vitalyst’s sales, account management and business development functions. He oversees market analysis and customer engagement, as well as day-to-day management and the coaching of teams responsible for revenue growth through direct selling, channel sales, account management and client retention.

Keith began with the company as an inside sales representative in 2008. Since then, he has served in a variety of sales management positions before taking his most recent post as vice president of sales. He takes pride in his professional growth at Vitalyst, crediting much of his success to his talented colleagues and mentors, who have guided him during his tenure at the company.

Key accomplishments: In 2013, Keith co-founded the Philadelphia chapter of American Association of Inside Sales Professionals (AA-ISP). More recently, he led the transformation of the Vitalyst training delivery team, working with colleagues to propel it to one of the top-ranking training providers for Microsoft products.

Previous employer: Foxtons North America

First job: At age 14, Keith washed dishes at a country club.

Little-known facts about Keith: His favorite vacation spot is Fort Lauderdale, FL. He will try any food once, with the exception of beef stroganoff.

Motto/business philosophy: “When everything is urgent, nothing is urgent. When the urgency outweighs the process in business, you need to take a deep breath and fully consider the best action before making a decision. Never simply react.” –attributed to a mentor of his with the initials J.G.

Toughest decision ever made: To remain in Philadelphia after graduating college. Keith grew up in Rhode Island, and remains close with his family and friends. He originally thought Philadelphia would be a temporary stop on his career development journey, but the city’s culture, atmosphere and job market convinced him to settle here. He does travel to RI once a month to visit with his parents, brother, niece and nephew.

Song that best describes Keith: “Sure Shot” by The Beastie Boys

Education: Temple University, B.S. in psychology; real estate accreditation in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Rhode Island

Interests/civic engagement: Keith maintains strong ties to his fellow Temple Owl alumni and often attends university fundraising and sporting events to give back to the community in any way he can. Go Owls! He also maintains an active interest in real estate projects, including purchasing and managing properties.