Ken received his bachelor’s degree from Drake University, in Des Moines, Iowa. He majored in Marketing, but started out in accounting. He began his career in retail management at Gimbel’s department store in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. A few years later, he embarked on a 28-year career with Conwood Company in Memphis. Most of those years were spent as a marketing manager.
Ken began his second career at Rice, Amundsen & Caperton on a part-time basis to help with the firm’s bookkeeping. In November of 2011, the partners asked him to come on full time.