Before founding FutureSolve, Ken retired from Corporate Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer for SunTrust Banks, Inc. in February 2017 and is President of KJC Advisory Services, a firm providing advice on issues related to strategy execution, acquisition integration, and executive succession planning.
In his CHRO role, he oversaw human resources strategy, talent management, merger integration, compensation, benefits, staffing, human resources systems/payroll, compliance, SunTrust University, and leadership development. SunTrust market cap grew from $14BN to $25BN during this 6-year term, and efficiency ratio improved by over $1 billion from 72 percent to less than 62 percent.
Ken has over twenty-five years of C-Suite Experience overseeing Human Resources,
Strategy, Operations, M&A, Legal, and Communications.
Ken’s EXECUTIVE RECOGNITION:
- National Academy of Human Resources-2004
- Academy of Management-Distinguished Executive Award-2010
- Authored-Building Profit thru Building People-2006 (All proceeds to Charity)
- Authored-Strategic Execution for Breakthrough Performance-2019
Ken earned his undergraduate degree in Labor Economics from Cornell University, and
participated in executive development programs at Columbia and Yale University.