Academic Credentials
  • B.S.M.E., Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University, 1989
Licenses & Certifications
  • Professional Engineer Mechanical, Arizona, #63992
Professional Honors
  • Northwestern University Center for Public Safety, Traffic Crash Reconstruction for the Forensic Engineer 2015
Professional Affiliations
  • Purdue University Technical Assistance Program Advisory Council, 2000-2003
  • Member, Recreational Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA), 1994-2001
    • Plumbing Technical Subcommittee
    • Fire and Life Safety Technical Subcommittee
  • Member, Recreational Vehicle Industry Association (RVIA), 2016-Present
    • Plumbing Technical Subcommittee
    • Fire and Life Safety Technical Subcommittee
    • Vehicular Components Subcommittee
    • NHTSA Technical Subcommittee
    RVIA - NHTSA Technical Subcommittee
  • President, St. Joseph Valley Chapter of Indiana Society of Professional Engineers, 1992-1994

Mr. Keough specializes in the design, development, analysis, and testing of specialty vehicles such as recreational vehicles (including Class A, Class B, Class C, fifth wheels, travel trailers, toy haulers and truck campers), as well as modular homes, ambulances, terminal trucks, buses and street sweepers. He has 32 years of experience in specialty vehicle engineering design, development, sustaining engineering, and quality support for low volume production, including 17 years of engineering management. 

Mr. Keough has led the development of RV chassis and terminal truck design from the ground up, with an emphasis on weight distribution, structural analysis, compliance, and testing. He implemented finite element analysis and accelerated durability testing at 5 manufacturers of specialty vehicles. He has experience with the development of slide out systems, including cable, hydraulic, and gear driven systems including full body slides. He also has experience in FMVSS compliance and testing for specialty vehicle applications. He has worked on Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act matters and Song-Beverly Act for California Lemon Law matters. Lemon law experience includes automotive and specialty vehicle applications and Texas and Florida Lemon Law matters. He has worked on Patent and Trade Dress matters.