After serving in the USAF as a Security Police Specialist, Ken started his career in the hospitality industry as Director of Security with Adam's Mark Hotels in 1994. Prior to joining HVMG in 2014, Ken held a variety of leadership roles in hotel operations and asset management with respected companies including Packard Hospitality, O'Reilly Hospitality, Lodgeworks Hospitality, Summit Hotel Group and Interstate Hotels & Resorts. Ken studied Security Administration/Criminology at Park College and is an active Board of Directors member with the Metro Tulsa Hotel & Lodging Association and Tulsa Tourism Board. He is also active with charitable organizations including St. Jude, March of Dimes, and various Crime Prevention Network Competitions.