Former Army Green Beret (Silver Star for Valor, Bronze Star and Purple Heart) Keith McKim has a degree in 16th Century Literature from the University of Maryland and a degree in Speech Communication from Metro College, Denver, CO. He is a professional motivational, inspirational and political speaker, he is a published author, an actor in church and community theater, an amateur singer and poet and an active Republican Party member. He owns Florissant Kennels in Florissant, Colorado.