Experience & Background
Ken is an Executive Partner at the Advisory Board, where he advises health care organizations on strategy, commercial effectiveness, and performance management. He also serves as an Advisory Board expert on health care policy, health plan strategy, and leadership development. Ken is passionate about making health care better for everyone.
In his current role, Ken is responsible for helping health care industry companies, health plans, and health systems form a true partnership with Advisory Board, ensuring that the value of Advisory Board research and best practices are brought to life through an embedded team of dedicated advisors and custom researchers. Ken also works with health care organizations on improving sales effectiveness and optimizing acquisition and joint-venture strategy.
Ken has 20+ years of experience as a thought leader both within and outside of health care. He has been a featured legal and policy expert on national radio and television shows, and co-hosted a Sirius/XM talk show. Ken previously worked as an attorney at Covington & Burling LLP, in New York and Washington, D.C., and has experience in private practice and public service, both in the US and internationally. In public service, Ken served as senior staff in the U.S. House of Representatives and as an Episcopal priest. Ken was given the Episcopal/Anglican Church title of "Canon" for his work in health care and education access in South Sudan and Kenya. Ken has also lectured and taught classes and colloquia at academic institutions throughout the world.
Ken holds a JD from Yale Law School, a Master of Arts in Religion from Yale Divinity School, and a Graduate Certificate in Anglican (Episcopal) Studies from Berkeley Divinity School at Yale. He received his BA in English Literature from The University of the South: Sewanee.