Having grown up in the 48 th District, attending Jefferson County Public Schools (Wilder, Kammerer & Ballard), serving as Louisville Metro Councilman from 2003-2014 and as State Representative for District 48 for two terms, Ken understands the issues facing his neighbors and leverages his business and government experience to stand up for families.
For many years, Ken managed his family’s aerial surveying and mapping company and was elected as national president of his business association working with state and federal government officials. He developed the skill of fixing problems, finding solutions and creating opportunities to better serve his clients. Prior to running this company, he was in the finance industry.
Currently Ken manages a not-for-profit mental health counseling center that helps clients navigate their life challenges including depression, anxiety, and addiction. He has coached middle & high school girls’ sports. Ken has been influenced by the strong women in his family which served as a basis for him to push for legislation and programs to help families.
He has served in many leadership positions both in the private and public sectors, championed and passed bi-partisan legislation, given his time to not-for-profit organizations, and secured millions of dollars in transportation projects for Louisville and Oldham County.
Ken and his wife, Ann, have raised two independent daughters and he enjoys precious time with his family, at the beach, and flying.