Welcome new member Ken Williams
President Lori Barnes Miller introduced Ken on Jan. 11. His co-sponsor is David Reid.
Ken is a financial consultant who is celebrating his 24th year of helping clients manage their accumulated wealth and meet financial goals. Ken is a branch manager and vice president of Investments at Stifel, Nicolaus & Company. He manages its branches in Springfield, Joplin, and Rolla. He moved from Joplin to Springfield in April 2017 to serve in his expanded role with the company.
Ken's experience with Rotary began in 1994 as a member of Rotary Club of Odessa and continued with Daybreak Rotary Club of Joplin. In Joplin Daybreak, he served in many capacities, including president in 2011-'12 as Joplin started its recovery from the devastating tornado in May 2011. During that time, he helped build two Rotary Habitat for Humanity homes and Rotary Miracle Field of Joplin. He also has been fortunate to be able to attend two Rotary International conventions in New Orleans and Bangkok.
In addition to Rotary, Ken serves the community as a board member and past president of the Children's Center of Southwest Missouri.
In his spare time, Ken enjoys spending time with his son, Connor, 20, and daughter, Anna, 17. Ken is also a runner and tries to run three or more half-marathons each year.