Ken was born, raised and lived most of his life in central Iowa. Following high school, he worked for a manufacture of zinc and aluminum die-castings for 21 years. During those 21 years, he had a broad spectrum of duties ranging from machine operator, machine shop foreman, shift supervisor, tool designer and process engineer.
He entered college full-time in 2001 earning his BA degree in Mathematics Education from University of Northern Iowa in December of 2005. Ken is certified to teach grade 6 – 12 mathematics in the state of Arizona. He taught at charter schools in the Prescott area and has been at Spring Ridge Academy since August of 2007.