NORTH ADAMS — Frederick J. Keator, the managing partner of Keator Group LLC of Lenox, has been appointed to the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts' board of trustees by Gov. Charlie Baker.In his position as the Keator Group's managing partner, Keator is responsible for the company's asset management, compliance and day-to-day operations.Keator has receive several honors: He was recognized on the 2018 Forbes list of Top State by State Advisors; as one of America's Top 110 Investment Advisors in 2001 by Registered Rep Magazine; as a top adviser in Massachusetts by by Barron's magazine in 2010, 2011 and 2012; and as one of America's top ranked family investment teams by Research Magazine in 2006, 2007 and 2008.Keator previously served as the vice president of investments at First Union Securities/Wachovia Securities in Pittsfield, and as associate vice president and syndicate trader, at First Albany Corp. in Albany, N.Y.He holds a bachelor's degree in history from Siena College and also serves as a board member of the Massachusetts Broadband Institute. Keator was a national council member and a member of the board of trustees for the Norman Rockwell Museum from 2011 to 2015
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