Meet Ken Herr

Ken Herr is a Project Associate of Strategic Leadership Associates, Inc. and is the developer of The 3 Simple Practices™.  He spent his primary career in a wide range of responsibilities in the construction industry.  His most recent corporate role was as the Vice President of Corporate Development for a large regional construction company where his use of The 3 Simple Practices™ ultimately helped move the company to a new organizational structure that improved sales, quality and geographic reach. 

Ken’s prior work included roles of increasing responsibility in sales, marketing, branding, political advocacy, human resources and strategic planning for an industry leading Fortune 500 material supplier that included leading a national sales team. 

He is associated with Strategic Leadership Associates, a Dayton based business consultancy, using The 3 Simple Practices while working with small businesses and non-profits to assist them with creating a culture of operational success that is strategically driven.

Using his diverse background, he is currently on two CEO advisory boards for small businesses, is the president of the Breast Wishes Foundation and a member of the CareSource Foundation Board and the Rotary club of Dayton.  He is an adjunct professor with University of Dayton’s online MBA program teaching two master level courses on Organizational Behavior and Theory. 

He has shared the concept of The 3 Simple Practices ™ at well-received presentations and workshops to college classes, minority and women-owned businesses, and business organizations such as the Urban League, Construction Financial Managers Association chapters and Society of Marketers of Professional Services at local, regional and national conferences.

Ken received a BA in Education from Miami University and an MBA in Executive Management from Ashland University.  He has been married for 40 years, is a father to three adult daughters, a grandfather of three, manages the family’s 5th generation farm, a golfer and works very hard at enjoying a less stressful life in general.