Ken Franke has more than 50 years of experience in securities custody, transfer agent and corporate action industry. From 2012 to 2020 he was a Senior Director of Transfer Agent Solutions at Broadridge Financial Services, responsible for sales of transfer agent, corporate action and related services to corporate issuers. Ken served in a similar role for BNY Mellon Shareowner Services from 1995 until 2012, and from 1985 through 1995 held a number of sales and sales management roles for Mellon Financial Corp. in Chicago, IL. After graduation from Benedictine University with a degree in Business Economics, he functioned in a number of sales, trust officer and accounting positions at Northern Trust, ADP Pension Services and Sears Bank and Trust Co. He is based in Nashville, TN, and since joining the Carideo Group in 2020 has inspected more than 100 annual and special meetings.