Ken is currently retired from Horace Mann Insurance Companies after 36 years in Systems Development and Support. He held a variety of progressively responsible positions at Horace Mann from Programmer to Vice President of Systems Development and Support.
Ken joined DPMA in 1968 and has remained an active member for 38 years. He held multiple positions at the local chapter level including two terms as President of the Capitol AITP chapter. He served in the position of President of AITP Region 5 for two years.
Ken received his CDP certification in January 1968. He continues to stay active in both the IT profession and AITP and he has maintained his keen interest in certification and licensing of IT professionals.
The ICCP actively promotes high professional standards for the computer industry by offering the only broadly applicable and internationally recognized certification program in the profession.
By offering certification in two professional designations -- Certified Computing Professional (CCP) and Associate Computing Professional (ACP) -- the ICCP has helped to define and raise the standards of our industry. In addition to establishing a high uniform standard for computer knowledge and expertise, the ICCP examinations provide a practical means of assessment and achieving professional recognition in particular areas of expertise through the use of 13 computing specialization and 7 programming language exams.
AITP is one of the constituent societies that provides direction to the ICCP. Its representatives sit on the ICCP's Board of Directors.