Kenneth J. Kozanda, CFP®
Senior Executive and Managing Director of Middle-Market Mergers and Acquisitions
Ken Kozanda is a senior executive and managing director in CIBC Private Wealth’s Chicago office, with more than 35 years of industry experience. In addition, he is a member of the CIBC Private Wealth Operating Committee, a director of CIBC Private Wealth Advisors and a director of CIBC Delaware Trust Company, where he serves as a member of its Audit Committee.
He was previously a director on the board of Atlantic Trust Company, N.A., as well as a member of the Board of Managers at Invesco National Trust. Ken Also served as the chief operating and chief financial officer of Stein Roe Investment Counsel.
Prior to joining the firm, Ken began his career as a staff accountant with Arthur Andersen & Company.
Ken earned a Bachelor of Science, magna cum laude, from Northern Illinois University. He also received a Master of Business Administration with distinction from DePaul University. Additionally, he holds the Certified Public Accountant designation and CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certification, as well as a certificate in financial planning from Northwestern University.
Ken has also been active in community affairs, serving on the local planning commission and as a Big Brother.