Keith R. Galbut, a longtime Paradise Valley resident, has been named as one of 2021’s “Most Admired Leaders” by the Phoenix Business Journal.
In addition to his leadership of Galbut Beabeau, P.C., he founded and leads Paradise Valley-based ADVOCATE – Residential Construction Advisors, representing homeowners for building new homes and conducting major remodels to ensure their interests are aligned with contracted building professionals, according to a press release.
Aside from his leadership at Galbut Beabeau and ADVOCATE, he uses his entrepreneurial and legal expertise to help improve the greater Phoenix community through his many involvements including advancing business globalization through his previous service as president and chairman of the Phoenix Committee on Foreign Relations and as an adjunct professor at the Thunderbird School of Global Management for over 10 years.
His efforts garnered recognitions, including Global Chamber’s 2015 “Global Business Service Provider of the Year” and PCFR’s 2016 “Visionary Award.” He contributes to groups focusing on helping less fortunate populations.
Being involved on Board of Directors with Advance Guatemala and previously with Esperança, he worked to improve health and “hope to families in poor communities through disease prevention, education, and treatment,” the release said.
He is a recipient of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s “AZ’s Finest” award and “AZ’s FUTURE Award” for his contributions to the community and the foundation, according to the release, adding he serves on the Banner Health Foundation Board of Directors.
The son of Martin and Cynthia Galbut, Paradise Valley residents since 1975, he also lives in Paradise Valley with his wife Becky, and two children, noted the release. His sister Lindsay and her husband, Michael Morris, are also longtime Paradise Valley residents.