ProfileKen started his career after leaving the Marine Corps in 1988. He worked as a component and aircraft A&P mechanic for Flying Tigers and FedEx. In 1997 he started and certified a Part-145 repair station. Joining Alaska in 1999 he held various Maintenance Management positions before transitioning to Repairs Management. After spending 10 years in Materials Management, managing Repairs, Warranty and Component Contracting, Ken became Director, Supply Chain Operations, responsible for Airgroup Procurement and Technical Sourcing. Most recently Ken became the SCM Engine and Lease Management Director where he is responsible for Sourcing, Contracting and Supplier management of Airgroup engine suppliers and is the Commercial contact for Airbus Aircraft leases.