Kenneth Lay is president and founder of Perspective Always Matters LLC and managing partner with The Center for Resilience.

Ken draws on his multidisciplinary expertise to provide executive coaching, resilience training and strategic business consulting for individuals, corporations and nonprofit organizations.

Most recently, Ken was executive vice president and chief technology officer for Citizens Commercial Bank. Previously, he held leadership positions at Bank of America, JPMorgan Chase and IBM. He also served as the secretary of revenue for North Carolina during the 2009-10 fiscal crisis.

For more than 30 years, Ken has served on numerous boards, including those for philanthropic and community activities, educational organizations, and state and local government entities.

Ken earned a master’s degree in social and organizational psychology from Columbia University in New York and a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Notre Dame in Notre Dame, Indiana.