Next Meeting: Holiday Gathering
Date: December 19, 2017
More details to follow.
November 21, 2017
Ken A. Simpler- Delaware State Treasurer
Mr. Simpler is a graduate of the University of Chicago, having received an M.B.A. with honors from the Graduate School of Business and a J.D. with honors from the Law School. Ken earned his undergraduate degree, summa cum laude, from Princeton University as a political economy major.
Mr. Simpler previously held the position of Managing Director at Citadel, LLC, a $25 billion global investment fund. At Citadel, he oversaw a billion dollar portfolio, managed personnel in Chicago, San Francisco, New York/Greenwich, London and Tokyo and served on the firm’s worldwide investment committee. Ken began his career as a corporate attorney at Kirkland & Ellis, a national law firm. His work at K&E focused on private acquisitions and capital raising transactions for corporate and private equity clients.
Mr. Simpler is an owner of Delaware-based Seaboard Hotels, which develops and manages hotel and retail properties in Rehoboth Beach, Dewey Beach, Nags Head, North Carolina and Cocoa Beach, Florida.
Ken was born and raised in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, and graduated summa cum laude from St. Andrew’s School in Middletown, where he represented the school in Delaware’s 30th Blue-Gold All-Star Football Game.
Ken lives with his wife of 25 years, Elizabeth, and their three children in Newark, Delaware. Prior to entering public office, he served on the board of directors of Draper Holdings, the parent company of WBOC and Fox 21, and the finance committee of Beebe Healthcare