Ken helps utilities design and deploy field area networks and other telecommunication solutions to support distribution automation and other critical applications. He has managed the deployment of millions of dollars of field area networks across 22,000 square miles of utility territories in four states and developed telecom business cases in excess of $100 million.
Team members and clients appreciate Ken’s highly collaborative work style and his ability to bring clarity and direction to otherwise chaotic situations.
Prior to joining West Monroe, Ken held roles of increasing responsibility in technology and operations at Motorola. He earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Illinois and an MBA from Loyola University Chicago. He is PMP-certified through the Project Management Institute (PMI).
A husband and father, Eagle Scout, and outdoor enthusiast, Ken enjoys skiing, hiking, and family time. As business takes Ken to different cities, he enjoys exploring their unique cultures and attractions. He has seen the band Rush more than 25 times and actually knows the lyrics to “Tom Sawyer.”
Ken contributes expertise and creativity to energy industry initiatives including the PMI Chicagoland Chapter, where he is a project management mentor. He is also a member of the Utilities Technology Council and the Women's Energy Network of Greater Chicago.