Harold Keen is President and CEO of KS Bank in Smithfield. His career has been in banking for the past 45 years serving in Wake and Johnston Counties.
Harold served as an U.S. Army helicopter pilot in Vietnam 1969. He retired from the North Carolina National Guard as a Chief Warrant Officer (4) – Master Army Aviator.
He has served the community as the past trustee of the North Carolina State and Local Government Retirement. Director of the North Carolina Banking Commission. Director and Chairman of the North Carolina Bankers Association. Director and Chairman of the Johnston County Airport Authority.
Harold is a member of Order of the Long Leaf Pine (by Governor Jim Hunt) and a distinguished Citizen of the Triangle East Chamber of Commerce. He received a Bronze Star in the U.S. Armed Forces.
He lives on the family farm in Four Oaks with his wife Barbara. They have two adult children and one (perfect) grandchild.