Duffy Keys

2018 Distinguished Alumnus

College: Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management

Degree: ’75

As Senior Vice President, Duffy Keys spent more than 20 years with Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts. In this role, he had a broad range of international experiences, involving both the hotel management company and its branded residential business.

In 2003, Keys co-founded B Cellars Vineyards & Winery, a boutique Napa Valley property situated within the Oakville appellation. Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate, the Wine Enthusiast, and Wine Spectator consistently rate the company one of Napa Valley’s prominent vintners.

 Keys is an honorary member of the Board of Directors for Casa de Amparo, a California non-profit whose charter is the treatment and prevention of child abuse and neglect. He also serves as a member of the Dean’s Advisory Board Council at FIU’s Chaplin School of Hospitality & Tourism Management.

He and his wife Judy share time at their homes in Rancho Santa Fe and Saint Helena, a Napa Valley community near the winery.