Ken is a believer in strong leadership, partnership and fiscal responsibility.

His vision is to support initiatives that attract quality employers and good-paying jobs to Surprise, while maintaining cost-effective city services.

He was elected to District 4 in the August 2016 Primary Election and began his term in January 2017.

Ken is a licensed mortgage loan officer and income tax preparer.

He served as the treasurer for the Litchfield Manor Homeowners’ Association for 10 years. He also served on the HOA’s Budget, Landscaping, Architectural and Social Committees.

He is a Vietnam War Veteran, having served in the United States Navy.

Ken holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration-Accounting from Cal State Fullerton.

Ken and his wife Beverley have lived in Surprise since 2004. They have four children, nine grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.