Ken joined the Health Foundation in 2018 as program officer for caregiving. This position, created through an endowment grant from the Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Foundation, recognizes the important role that friends, family and professional caregivers play in the lives of older adults and communities. In 2021, Ken was promoted to the role of senior program officer for caregiving.
In this role, Ken works to develop and support programs that recognize and address the unique challenges and needs of caregivers.
Prior to joining the Foundation, he was the director of the Niagara County Office for the Aging for seven years. In this role, Ken led the organization’s efforts to promote independence and quality of life by providing community-based services to older adults and caregivers.
He currently serves on the board of the Western New York Integrated Care Collaborative. He previously served as a member of the board of directors of the Association on Aging in New York from 2014-2015; an alderman on the City of Lockport Common Council from 2010-2015; and a board member of the Greater Lockport Development Corporation.
Ken earned a bachelor’s degree in marketing and a master’s degree in business administration from the State University of New York at Buffalo.
He lives in Lockport, NY, with his wife Michelle and their three sons, Luke, Henry, and Jude.