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Ken Larson

Ken is an executive coach with The Leets Consortium, headquartered in Irvine, California.

In addition to his work with TLC, Ken is President of Kenter Consulting, an international executive coaching and organization development consultancy. As an executive coach, he assists executives in guiding their organizations to higher levels of excellence. Ken frequently works with his clients in perfecting their leadership vision, strategy, execution and leadership styles. As an organization development expert,   Ken helps leaders maximize the performance of their leadership teams offering a wide variety of visioning and teambuilding facilitation services and interventions.

He brings to his assignments a broad set of successful domestic, international, and multi-cultural experi­ences as an executive, counselor, and consultant. His clients have included boards of directors, chief executive officers, presidents, chief operating officers, chief information officers, sales leaders and other key management personnel. His clients include Mattel, Dole Food, the Aerospace Corporation, IBM, American Express, Guitar Center, and Avery Dennison. Ken also serves clients in the publicly and privately owned mid markets arena including the Cheesecake Factory, Newegg, UTiW, QAD, and Roll International. His not for profit clients include the American Red Cross, Girl Scouts of America, and the YMCA.

Prior to his consulting career, he spent 25 years as senior executive responsible for human resources and administration in Fortune 500 companies. He created and led Xerox Corporation’s executive development and coaching programs and was responsible for organization development, succession planning, and leadership development.  At Deloitte, he initiated leadership development and mentoring programs for partner candidates. As Senior Vice President of Human Resources for First Interstate Bank of California (now Wells Fargo), he created the banks first succession planning program, executive coaching, team building and mentoring initiatives. Ken was the Chief Administrative Officer of the Candle Corporation, a privately held software company, responsible for global manufacturing, distribution, information technology, facilities, quality, and human resources.

Active in the business and public community, Ken was on the Board of Directors of the Monroe County YMCA, the Orange County YMCA, the Rochester Council of the Girl Scouts of America, and the Monroe County United Fund. He is active as a volunteer with the Los Angeles Red Cross and Brentwood Presbyterian Church. He is a former board member of the Professional Coach and Mentor Association (PCMA) in Los Angeles.

Ken is a graduate of Georgetown University and earned his MBA from the University of Rochester.


 
 
 
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