|Fred Keller is a father and husband, small businessman and a community leader.
Fred Keller’s father, a Korean War Veteran, and mother ingrained in him the values of family, faith, hard work and community service.
When Fred Keller was young he spent summers at his grandmother’s cabin near the village of Weikert in Hartley Township, Union County. Fred worked as a dishwasher during high school, as well as on his stepfather’s farm.
After high school, Fred Keller started his own successful small business managing properties and serving as a general contractor. At the same time, Fred began a career with Conestoga Wood Specialties.
During 25 years at Conestoga, Fred Keller rose to serve as Plant Operations Manager at the company’s Beavertown facility, managing over 230 employees and a $50 million dollar a year budget.
In 2010 Fred was elected to the State House of Representatives to serve the people of the 85th Legislative District. Fred was part of a team that worked to pass a timely and balanced budget with no tax increase or general fund borrowing. As a firm believer in government that is open and accountable, Fred built a record that reflects the values of the 85th District. Prior to voting for increased transparency in State Government by requiring State agencies to post expenses online, Fred set the example by posting his personal an office expenses online.
Fred Keller married his wife, Kay in 1985. They have two children, Jamie and Freddie and on granddaughter. Fred coached his children in youth soccer, softball and baseball, as well as served as a Den leader for his son’s Cub Scout troop in Kreamer.
Fred Keller is a Life Member of the National Rifle Association. He has been a member of the First Reformed Church in Sunbury for over thirty years and served as a Deacon in the church.
Fred Keller’s family values, business experience, and commitment to community make him the ideal candidate to represent the residents of the 85th Legislative District.