Ken draws on 30 years of financial consulting experience to lead LevelX. His vision is to combine financial expertise with emerging technologies to generate outsized returns for his clients.
Prior to launching LevelX, Ken launched the Chicago practice for an LA-based financial consulting firm specializing in Finance, Accounting, and Financial Systems projects. Ken built relationships with such clients as: Allstate, ConAgra, Discover Financial, Exelon, Kraft Foods, Northern Trust, Nuveen Investments, and PepsiCo.
Prior to this experience, Ken was a Senior Manager at Deloitte Consulting where he advised Fortune 500 executives on corporate strategy and restructurings, asset divestitures, financings and recapitalizations, and operational improvements. Ken served clients in a broad range of industries, including: consumer products, financial services, manufacturing, and specialty chemicals. Ken’s clients included: JPMorgan Chase, Wachovia Corporation, Koch Industries, Sunbeam Corporation, Smith Corona, Publisher’s Clearing House, and Purina Mills.
Ken earned dual Bachelor of Arts degrees in Economics and Art History from Northwestern University and an MBA from the University of Chicago with concentrations in Finance, Statistics, and Accounting. He served as President of the University of Chicago Black Alumni Association and was awarded the 2012 Arthur Turnbull Award for commitment to the Chicago Booth community. Ken has invested over 20 years of his life as employee of, consultant to, and director of not-for-profit organizations across a range of service areas. Ken is currently a board advisor for the Mary & Leigh Block Museum of Art at Northwestern University and he is a member of two trustee subcommittees at The Art Institute of Chicago.