Keith Switzer, President/CEO of INTEC Group

“Entrepreneurialism in Design”
For many years I’ve talked to a variety of design entrepreneurs about the realities of running a successful business in today’s competitive marketplace. Design entrepreneurs work on a diverse range of services and products, but their day-to-day work lives have a lot in common. Through personal anecdotes and real life experiences I will cover everything from what makes a design entrepreneur unique to the traits and tools you will need to become a successful design entrepreneur.


Keith Switzer is the President/CEO of INTEC Group, Inc., a full-service firm offering architecture, interior design and furniture procurement services with offices in Fairfax, VA, Charlotte, NC and Washington, DC. Acting in this capacity, Mr. Switzer oversees INTEC Group’s operations, business development, service delivery, and architectural and interior design functions. With over 17 years of experience focusing on commercial interior projects, he attributes the company’s success to providing quality design and superior customer service.

Mr. Switzer graduated from Virginia Tech’s School of Architecture + Design in 1997 and continues to give back to the university today by participating as an active committee member on the school’s Architecture and Interior Design Advisory Board.