Ken Branch has been in the insurance business for over 30 years; he has held numerous leadership roles from Agency Owner VP of Sales, Marketing and Operations at Allstate and Encompass insurance companies. He has had management responsibility for businesses that operate in every state in the U.S.; and has hired, trained and mentored numerous business owners and leaders around the country.

Ken has a long track-record of success; he is currently the owner of Arial Insurance Group, Ingram Insurance and Real Estate and KB Consulting. As an independent business consultant, Ken’s consulting business helps business owners design and install customized business processes that are proven to help accelerate profitable growth.

Ken completed his undergrad work at Hendrix College and MBA at the University of Illinois Chicago. He has previously held board positions as Chair of NAAIA, MHS Educational Foundation, Junior Achievement and Trusted Choice. Ken is currently a member of the NU Property & Casualty Editorial Advisory Board and Chair and CEO of the NAAIA Foundation.

Ken and his family currently live in the Chicagoland area.