Ken launched Optima Group in 1979 to provide a broad array of management consulting, marketing and research services to leading financial service companies. Since then, Ken has continued to spearhead the evolution of Optima Group to ensure that the firm stays tightly aligned to evolving marketplace needs and is best positioned to understand and deliver value to our clients. Ken leads teams focused on the organic and inorganic growth strategies for our clients including new product and business initiatives, financial, business and organizational analysis, brand building, and mergers and acquisitions. He counsels clients on critical issues in the investment management industry and is a featured speaker at numerous financial services conferences. Ken holds a B.A. from Claremont McKenna College and an M.S. from Yale University.