Ken co-founded CSI in 1972. He serves as the chair for the Foundation for Barnes Jewish Hospital, and on the boards of the National Council of Olin Business School, the St. Louis Regional Business Council, the Wyman Center and Laumeier Sculpture Park. In 1997 and 2011, the Olin Business School and Washington University, respectively, honored Ken with their Distinguished Alumni Awards for outstanding professional achievement, public service and exceptional service to the university. Ken earned his bachelor’s degree in business from Washington University in 1966. After graduation, he served in the U.S. Army for three years.