Ken is a well-regarded advisor to the Travel and Hospitality Industry. He sees each client as unique and his approach is immersive, striving always to first understand the strategic objectives and DNA of his client, then crafting the appropriate search strategy to achieve an outcome in line with those objectives. Ken has more than 20 years of experience in retained search and has worked with businesses of all sizes, from startup companies to public Fortune 500 organizations, filling C-suite positions as well as top property-level roles. He is a frequent speaker and author.
A Certified Public Accountant, Ken started his career with Deloitte & Touche (now Deloitte). From there he entered the world of executive search and consulting, working for three global search firms, as well as achieving success with his own firm, Greger/Peterson Associates, Inc., a highly regarded retained search firm.
Ken holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration with an Accounting emphasis from Portland State University and is a Certified Public Accountant in Oregon, Washington and California. He is a member of the ALIS Planning Committee and serves on the HSMAI Foundation Board of Directors. Ken is also a Mentor in the Phocuswright Startup Program that debuted in 2018.