Kenneth Ken Banks brings more than 30 years of retail marketing experience to his consulting and presentations business, where he specializes in helping companies to develop effective brand strategies.
A retail marketing executive with companies like PetSmart, Circuit City, Eckerd, and Procter & Gamble and advertising agencies like Doner and Fahlgren, Ken has also served on the advisory boards at both Texas A&M and the University of Florida. He has been an adjunct professor in graduate marketing studies at Schiller International University and University of Florida.
Winner of numerous industry awards and author and contributor of several articles and books, Ken recently co-authored the book, BrainBranding – Activate the Brain, Stimulate Your Brand with Robyn Winters. He has also been honored with the American Advertising Federation’s Silver Medal award and by being inducted into the Retail Advertising Hall of Fame.
A professional member of NSA since 1996, Ken has spoken at the NSA Winter Workshop and has written articles for SPEAKER magazine and co-authored with Robyn a chapter of NSA’s SPEAK MORE book published in 2012. The National Speakers Association (Central Florida) awarded its George Morrissey Lifetime Achievement Award to Ken in 2010.