Kenneth Balk

Ken BalkKenneth Balk founded the architectural engineering firm, Kenneth Balk & Associates, in 1959, and served as its president and CEO until 2000. After selling KBA, he founded K.Balk Advisors, which guides clients in developing strategic plans; sets up appropriate processes for their successful and timely delivery of major capital projects; and assists them in troubled projects that require turn-around expertise. Ken served the Home Builders' Association of Greater St. Louis as Director and Vice-President and was Director and President of the Home Owners Warranty Council. He is a past Treasurer of the Consulting Engineers Council of Missouri. Through his association with the St. Louis Regional Commerce and Growth Association, Ken was appointed to a Special Task Force to investigate highway funding for the State of Missouri. He has served as Chairman of the Mass Transit & Railroads Committee, Chairman of its Transportation Subcommittee, and was Chairman of the Board of the Missouri Transportation & Development Council, District 6. He is a Fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers, Registered Professional Engineer, and a member of the Missouri and National Society of Professional Engineers. He graduated from Washington University in St. Louis with a bachelor's degree in civil engineering.