Kenneth Lay is the Founder and Managing Partner of Change Leadership LLC, an executive coaching, strategic planning and leadership development consultancy. Ken is passionate about enhancing leadership and organizational skills by focusing on culture, strategy, alignment and execution. With more than three decades of experience in business and the public sector, he brings a wealth of experience in helping to build more effective organizations.
Ken is also an Adjunct Instructor in the Management Department in the College of Business at the University of Central Florida. He teaches courses in the Management, Integrated Business and DeVos programs. He brings a focus on leadership, process and ethical business practices that he hopes will serve students well as they embark on their own careers.
Ken is an experienced senior executive with a unique background in Public Policy, Sales, Information Technology, Operations, Marketing and Human Resources within financial services, government and information technology organizations. He has held executive leadership positions with IBM, JPMorgan Chase, Bank of America and Citizens Bank. Ken also served as the Secretary of Revenue for North Carolina.
Ken currently serves on the board of Second Harvest Food Bank and is a volunteer consultant with the Orange County Youth Mental Health Commission.
Ken earned an MA in Social & Organizational Psychology from Columbia University and a BBA from the University of Notre Dame. Ken and his wife, Toi, reside in Orlando.