With more than 30 years of experience as a portfolio manager, Ken knows how to navigate the ups and downs of the markets. His primary role at Central Trust Company is to work with clients to structure and manage customized investment portfolios to meet the client’s individual goals.
Ken grew up in the small town of Versailles, Missouri, and was the middle of seven children. He says working in his family’s feed store, alongside his siblings, taught him a good work ethic and the value of a dollar.
Education & Certifications
- Bachelor of Science in Finance, Missouri State University
- Certified Investment Management Analyst®
Interests & Activities
Away from work, Ken enjoys long road trips on his motorcycle and long distance running. He appreciates the outdoors, especially floating the great rivers of the Ozarks. With four daughters and eight grandchildren, all living in Missouri, there is always the opportunity to attend a sporting event or theatrical/musical production.
Ken is also actively involved in community service. Ken is a member of Community Foundation of the Ozarks’ Investment Advisory Board and also serves on the Greene County Estate Planning Council. He is currently the President of the Sunrise Rotary Club and volunteers as a reading buddy with the Retired Seniors Volunteer Program (RSVP). As a result of his professional achievements and civic involvement, he was named one of the Springfield Business Journal’s “12 People to Know” in 2010.