Ken has over 45 years experience in the construction and real estate industries, as well as wide practical knowledge and experience in academics, business, politics, and urban planning. He is actively involved in managing projects, construction mediation and arbitration, construction defect research and analysis, conflict resolution, land use management, government relations, and construction litigation.
Ken started a full–service general contracting business in 1981. His knowledge and experience spans academics, business, civic affairs and urban planning. He also has a PhD. in Leadership and Human Behavior. Ken served 17 years as a San Juan Capistrano City Council member; including four terms as Mayor. He has served on many boards of directors; including the San Joaquin Hills and Foothill-Eastern Transportation Corridor Agencies, San Juan Capistrano Redevelopment Agency, Capistrano Valley Water District, San Juan Capistrano Housing Corp. and the Orange County Affordable Housing Task Force.
As a past president of Mary Erickson Community Housing, Ken was instrumental in raising awareness for community–supported affordable housing. He is also a past President and founding board member for the Boys and Girls Club of Capistrano Valley.
Guitar Center is a proud sponsor of the Well Rounded Heroes foundation. Guitar Center supports WRHF by providing musical instruments for the Well Rounded Heroes Academy of Music & Recording as well as celebrity autographed instruments to auction off as a fundraiser.