Sports Group International: Executive Search Consultants

                    Keith Liley           

                              Keith Liley

                      Executive Search Consultant,

                     Sports Group International           

BS Communication, University of Northern Colorado

                          Contact Information:

                        Location:  Denver, Colorado

                          Telephone: 720-273-5226

                      Email:  [email protected]  




Keith Liley is a great addition to the SGI team of executive recruiters.  He has spent the past 9 years in the sporting goods industry, where he worked at The Sports Authority.  Keith spent time as the buyer for the Camping, Airgun, and Backpack categories along with experience as a buyer in the Hunting category.  As a successful merchant, Keith understands many aspects of the sporting goods industry including, but not limited to; product development, marketing, sales, purchasing, management, financial analysis, ecommerce and a depth of knowledge on retail works.  Some of his recent successes as a buyer include:

  • Increasing GMROI by 4%.

  • Adding 20% in gross margin dollars

  • Growing sales in the hydration category by $700K

Prior to joining The Sports Authority Keith was an executive recruiter at a major national firm.  Keith is excited to apply his experience to help connect qualified candidates with our cliencompanies.