Ken graduated in Agricultural Engineering from Washington State University in 1981. He started his HVAC career in the California Bay Area working for Carrier selling centrifugal chillers and air handlers.
He moved back to Washington and went to work for Johnson-Barrow where he called on McKinstry selling Pace on a design build basis. He started Porter Air 1990 and sold it in 1994.
Following that up, he worked in distribution for 8 years as a Sales and Regional manager before coming to Washington Air Reps. He then left Washington Air Reps to do his second tour of duty in distribution, which lead him to go to work for Daikin VRV as a Commercial Sales Manager in 5 states where the newly formed Air Reps was one of his customers.
He came back to Air Reps as Sales Manager in February of 2015. Ken is married and has 5 children and 12 grandchildren. He loves spending time with family and friends. Favorite pastime is being on the golf course.