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The Right Rev. Keith B. Whitmore

The Rt. Rev. Keith B. Whitmore, the former bishop of the Diocese of Eau Claire, Wisconsin, became the Diocese of Atlanta's assistant bishop in April 2008 and retired in February 2017.

In August 2012 he was called to an additional ministry as interim director of the Episcopal Studies Program at Candler School of Theology at Emory University. The position was made a permanent one in 2013, and he continues to serve the Diocese of Atlanta. He also is on the The Episcopal Church's Standing Committee on Program, Budget and Finance and is president of Affirming Anglican Catholicism. 

He was ordained bishop of Eau Claire in April 1999. He is a Wisconsin native and a graduate of the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and Nashotah House seminary. He has served congregations in Wisconsin, Missouri and Kansas, where he was dean of Christ Cathedral, Salina, and is a retired Army chaplain. He and his wife, Suzie, have been married more than 40 years. They have two grown children.