With nearly three decades of experience in the securities and personal finance industries, Ken is a nationally recognized financial expert and advisor and the author of the highly acclaimed book from Bloomberg Press, Reclaim Your Nest Egg; Take Control of Your
In addition to his role as president of Mercadien Asset Management, Ken is a managing director of The Mercadien Group and president of Mercadien Securities.
Ken is a past chairman of the National Investment Banking Association, the preeminent national association of regional independent broker dealers and investment banking firm.
He has consulted with the U.S. House Commerce Committee and the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee, testified before the House Subcommittee on Finance, and served as chairman of
a business advisory group to the U.S. House of Representatives’ Oversight and Investigations Sub-Committee on matters surrounding financial and accounting reform as well as small business issues.
Ken is regularly called upon by national print and broadcast media to comment on a wide range of financial and investment related topics and trends. He
is a regular guest on CNBC and the Fox Business Channel as well as a contributor to both CNBC.com and Forbes.com. Ken is frequently invited to speak at colleges, universities and many investment related forums on topics related to personal finance and global