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Gender MALE
Industry Consulting
Occupation General Manager
Location Lakewood, WA, United States
Introduction Ken Karch is a registered professional engineer with over 35 years of experience in environmental and organizational management in local and state government, non-profit organizations, private consulting, and industry. He holds an undergraduate degree in Civil Engineering from Illinois Institute of Technology, and Masters degrees in Engineering and in Public Health from the University of Michigan. He is a graduate of the University of Chicago’s Industrial Relations Executive Program and Columbia University’s Executive Program in Business Administration. Ken has served on a variety of high-level nation-, state-, region-, and industry-wide boards, commissions, and councils, chairing many of them. Ken spent the last fifteen years as manager and director of Total Quality for a Fortune 100 company; manager of a 7000 acre conservation organization property, Vice President of a Public Development Authority managing a public water system, and President and General Manager of a 2000 member homeowners association
Interests Management consulting, political campaign management, mountaineering, back-country skiing, snowshoeing; canoeing, sea-kayaking, arctic exploration, application of artificial intelligence_ systems dynamics_knowledge management_complexity theory to management and social systems