President & CEO
Ken is a respected and energetic leader who co-founded Moda following his tenure at Oiltanking Partners, where he served as President & CEO of the general partner of Oiltanking Partners, L.P. (NYSE: OILT) and Oiltanking North America (OTNA). In this role, he led the development and execution of long-term strategy and was responsible for all day-to-day management decisions and communications with the board of directors. Ken originally joined OTNA in 2011 as Vice President and CFO and led the IPO of Oiltanking Partners. He later moved into an operations role, becoming the Terminal Manager at OILT's Houston and Appelt Terminals and was named director, President and CEO in early 2014.
Before he joined Oiltanking, Ken was a member of the energy investment banking groups at Citigroup Global Markets Inc. and UBS Investment Bank, where he focused on the midstream energy sector.
Ken received his MBA from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania. He did his undergraduate work at Cornell University, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in operations research and industrial engineering and a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics. Ken and his wife, Gabriela, have two children, ages six and eight.