As the CEO of WJK Development, Mr. Keene feels a great responsibility to his community and the communities he develops. At the helm of one of Orange County’s fastest growing development companies his duties are many but he considers each one a privilege when he can be of benefit to the neighborhoods he serves.
After graduating with honors from both UCI and UCLA, Mr. Keene began his career in Real Estate as a consultant for a Real Estate Investment Group based out of Laguna Beach, CA. In this and other roles, he implemented efficiencies in development processes, acquired and financed new and existing projects, served as project manager for new construction, renovations, and capital improvement projects and fulfilled all government/entitlement processes.
Now the CEO of his own firm, Mr. Keene successfully finances and manages an extensive portfolio of residential real estate development projects in Coastal Southern California. In this role, Mr. Keene has honed his ability to create efficiencies in the development and construction processes and has refined his team of preferred industry professionals so as to maintain industry leading returns for the company and its investors.
Grant is a California licensed real estate representative, Licensed General Contractor and a member of the Residential Purchasing Corporation, among other organizations. He resides in Coto De Caza with his wife Vanessa, sons Weston and Liam, and daughter Genevieve.