TROY MI—Kemp Klein announced Brian Rolfe has been elected chairman and chief executive officer effective June 1, 2022. Rolfe served as president and chief operating officer of Kemp Klein since 2018. He will succeed Ralph Castelli who successfully served as chairman and CEO of Kemp Klein for 26 years.
Rolfe is a practicing attorney in the areas of estate planning, business law and litigation. Rolfe has represented professional athletes in litigation matters and currently represents high net worth individuals and families with estate planning, business planning and business succession planning matters.
During his tenure, Castelli led key business decisions, including a strategic merger and other recruiting efforts, and held the office of Mayor of Pleasant Ridge for 20 years. He is a sought-after attorney for business and real estate transactions as well as corporate law. Castelli will continue to practice law for Kemp Klein, as he has for 40 years.