Christian Keesee is the chairman of Kirkpatrick Bank and Kirkpatrick Oil & Gas Company. Mr. Keesee also leads two philanthropic organizations as chairman of the Kirkpatrick Foundation and president of the Kirkpatrick Family Fund, both based in Oklahoma City.
Active in the arts and arts education, he is president and founder of Oklahoma Contemporary, Marfa Contemporary, and Green Box Arts, and the Brett Weston Archive. Mr. Keesee also sits on many cultural and philanthropic boards, including the Oklahoma City Community Foundation, American Ballet Theater, the Tate Americas Foundation, the National Council for the Humane Society of the United States, and the Frick Collection.
Keesee is involved in patriotic and genealogical organizations, including First Families of Virginia and First Families of the Twin Territories, and his interests include ballet, opera, travel, animal well-being, and photography. He and his partner, Larry Keigwin, live in Oklahoma City and New York City.