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Keith Virnoche currently serves as Portfolio Manager and Certified Financial Planner for The Virnoche Group at Merrill Lynch & Co., Inc., and holds the title of Merrill Lynch Senior Vice President - Investments. Keith Virnoche has held his position at Merrill Lynch for 27 years, during which his outstanding quality of service earned him the title Advisor of the Future at Merrill Lynch. Several factors, including overall business performance and client satisfaction, contributed to this recognition, which places Keith Virnoche among the top three percent of financial advisors at Merrill Lynch. He was also a co-chair of Merrill Lynch's Personal Investment Advisory Council from 2004 to 2006. Earning his BS in Psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1974, Keith Virnoche went on to receive his MBA from the University of Evansville in Indiana in 1976. In 2006, he completed MS in Financial Planning from Golden Gate University. In addition to his degrees, Keith Virnoche is also a Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor and holds CFP certification, a designation bestowed by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc. Keith Virnoche was a board member of Mills-Peninsula Health Services in Burlingame, California, from 1996 through 2006. Mills-Peninsula is an affiliate of Sutter Health, a not-for-profit health system based in Sacramento, where Virnoche has also served on the finance committee. He participated in Mills-Peninsula’s finance, quality, and building committees and acted as board chair from 2005 through 2006, during which time the company laid groundwork for the Mills-Peninsula Medical Center, which opened in 2011. Keith Virnoche remains a supporter of the work at Mills-Peninsula Health Services through his involvement in the Mills-Peninsula Hospital Foundation.

Work experience

May 1984Present

Senior Vice President

Merrill Lynch - The Virnoche Group
Jan 1995Dec 2006

Board Member

Sutter Health
Nov 1976May 1981

Product Manager

Litton Industries


Sep 2001Jun 2006


Golden Gate University
Jan 1975Jun 1976


University of Evansville
Sep 1970May 1974


University of Wisconsin-Madison