Ken is the first minority and openly gay CEO Brooks Brothers has had in its 200-year-old history as the oldest fashion retailer in the United States. Ken has overseen Brooks Brothers’ highly publicized acquisition and has transformed and repositioned the company to profitability in less than two years. An advocate for equity and the right to education, the company has a partnership with BRAVEN - an organization that helps first-generation and underrepresented students gain college readiness skills and land a solid first job. Brooks Brothers participates in study groups, mentoring, and funding new clothing for students. Brooks Brothers supports GLSEN, an organization that ensures that LGBTQ+ students can learn and grow in a school environment free from bullying and harassment. Ken is also a member of YPO, a worldwide organization for CEOs under 45, and is a member of the LGBTQA CEO network. Ken also works closely with the Trevor Project, a non-profit organization that provides national 24-hour, toll free confidential suicide prevention service for LGBTQ youth and Family Equality Council, a non-profit organization that aims to advance legal and lived equality for LGBTQ+ families. Ken lives in New York with his husband and two children.