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Partner & Practice Director, Insurance
As Partner and the Director of Smith & Wilkinson's Insurance Practice, Ken provides professional level, director level, and executive level search services to Life Insurance Carriers, TPA’s, Re-Insurers, and Insurtech companies across the country. His engagements have included C-Suite positions, line of business executives, and skilled individual contributor roles, including positions in Marketing, Business Development, Underwriting, Innovation, Product Management, Distribution Strategy, Data Analytics, Finance, Operations, and Technology. Ken is a frequent attendee of industry events including LIMRA, PIMA, and InsurTech Connect, and he brings his significant industry knowledge and vast network to bear on behalf of his clients across the region.
Prior to joining Smith & Wilkinson, Ken held several business development positions for two multi-billion dollar, multi-national insurance carriers where he specialized in developing complex, high performing partnerships with many of the world’s largest retailers, manufacturers, and telecommunications companies. Ken also established his own consultancy focused on launching affinity partnerships with associations, alumni groups, and other membership communities on behalf of his insurance clients. Ken received his BA from Colby College where he graduated Magna Cum Laude. Outside of work, Ken lives with his family in Portland, Maine, enjoys outdoor activities through all four seasons, and is a Development Committee member at Ronald McDonald House Charities of Maine.