CO-CHAIR, PORTFOLIO MANAGER, ANALYST
Ken is a founding member of Jackson Square Partners and has served as a portfolio manager and analyst since its inception in May 2014. He was promoted to co-chair in 2023. He has spent more than 20 years with the team. Previously, he was a portfolio manager of the Delaware Investments Focus Growth Equity team from April 2005 to April 2014. Prior to Delaware Investments, he was a principal and portfolio manager at Transamerica Investment Management, where he managed sub-advised funds and institutional separate accounts. Before joining Transamerica in 2000, he was a portfolio manager with The Franklin Templeton Group and was a consultant in the business valuation and merger and acquisition group at KPMG Peat Marwick. He received an MBA from the University of California at Los Angeles and his bachelor’s degree in economics from Colgate University. He is also a CFA charterholder. Outside of work, Ken is an External Advisory Board member for the Center for Freedom and Western Civilization (CFWC) at Colgate and a member of the board of Councilors for USC's Center for the Political Future (CPF). He is passionate about books, libraries, cinema, and philosophy.