Ken served as director of Risk Related Activities for Colorado Springs School District 11 for 15 years and was responsible for employee benefits, risk management, insurance and safety. Prior to District 11, Ken was employed by the Bell System for 30 years where he worked for Mountain Bell, Northwestern Bell, US West, Bell Telephone Laboratories and AT&T. He retired from US West as Vice President of Employee Services. Ken, who holds a degree in engineering mathematics from the University of Arizona, is currently serving as an officer of the Colorado Business Group on Health. He also served on the Board of the Colorado Association of School Boards Self-Funded Trust, as Chair of the Board of the Colorado Delta Dental Insurance Company, as Chair of the Board for SynAptiv, and the State of South Dakota Investment Council.