Ken has decades of transaction experience as a private equity investor, member of corporate management teams and corporate attorney. His experience spans carving out corporate orphans, acquiring family-owned businesses, completing public-to-private transactions and acquiring bankrupt companies. At IOP, he co-manages the operations of the firm in addition to sourcing and executing transactions and managing portfolio investments.
Prior to founding IOP, Ken was a Managing Director at TMB Industries, a Chicago-based PE firm specializing in acquiring middle-market manufacturing companies. While at TMB, he also served as Vice President and General Counsel of Transportation Technologies Industries, Inc. (formerly Johnstown America Industries, Inc.). Before his time at TMB, Ken was an associate at the law firm Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom in New York, specializing in mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance transactions.
Ken holds a J.D. from Fordham University School of Law and was a member of its Law Review. In undergrad, he studied economics and computer science, graduating with honors from Union College in Schenectady, New York.