Welcome Ken Toren, Interim Executive Director

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The Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Ken Toren has joined Art in Action as Interim Executive Director. Ken comes with extensive leadership skills and entrepreneurial success through his management of organizations in the profit and nonprofit sectors.

“Ken’s proven business development and fundraising skills make him an excellent choice for Art in Action,” Board Co-Chair Lori Rhodes said. “He will lead us in a critical phase of strategic planning and development that will set a course for long-term growth and sustainability.”

During his 25-year professional career, Ken has served as Executive Director, Chief Operating Officer and Vice President of Marketing and Business Development for nonprofits such as Hope Services, CancerCARE Point, and Parkinson’s Institute and Clinical Center as well as for companies such as Computrust Software and REDMedic. Prior to joining Art in Action Ken was a sales and marketing consultant for high-tech and start-up companies, nonprofits and healthcare organizations.

Ken holds a Bachelor of Science in Public Health and a Master of Education in Hospitality and Tourism from Temple University in Philadelphia, PA. He lives in Los Gatos, California where he serves on the board of KCAT TV 15, a public access station providing education and government programming.

Please join us in welcoming Ken!