Ken is the owner/operator of a farm in North-Central Kansas raising wheat, soybeans, corn and milo. Ken has served on the National Association of Wheat Growers board, budget committee, research and technology committee, nominating committee, operations and planning committee, and been chair of the domestic and trade policy committee. Ken has served in several leadership positions in Kansas. He was president of the Kansas Agriculture and Rural Leadership board, school board president, and is involved in several other boards in his community and county. Ken has a bachelors degree in Agricultural Economics from Kansas State University.