Ken is responsible for all aspects of international and domestic operations—including account and fund administration, accounting, trade settlements, performance reporting, middle office trade support and proxy voting—as well as overseeing firm-wide technology strategies. He joined Ariel in 2016 and sits on the firm’s Operating Committee. Previously, Ken served as director of investment operations at BMO Global Asset Management. Prior to that, Ken spent 25 years with Batterymarch Financial Management in Boston, where he started his career as an assistant portfolio manager and later rose to director of operations. Ken graduated cum laude with a BS in psychology from the University of Massachusetts Amherst.