SERVING UP LEADERSHIP – Kenneth Stiles
You don’t want to miss the next Serving Up Leadership with the CEO of Stiles, Kenneth Stiles.
Mr. Kenneth Stiles took the helm as CEO of Stiles in early 2017 as Terry Stiles transitioned to Chairman. The move followed the company’s long-established leadership succession plan that paved the road for its long-term growth and sustainability. Prior to becoming CEO, [Ken] Stiles served for two years as Co-CEO alongside Terry.
As CEO, Ken serves on the company’s board of directors, executive committee, investment review committee and business development committee. As part of his chief responsibilities, he manages the company’s ongoing communication with financial services partners and works directly with the investment team to identify new business opportunities. As a board member, he works closely with the family and fellow members in the development and implementation of the company’s 50-year sustainability and growth plans. In addition, Ken oversees the Stiles family office.
Ken’s passion for real estate began at an early age through years of watching his father Terry build the corporation from only two employees in 1951 to more than 300 today. With a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Elon University in North Carolina, Ken began his career as an assistant development manager gaining experience on many of Stiles’ most prominent office projects, including Lake Shore Plaza I in Sunrise. After advancing through several projects, he then shifted his focus toward the financial services and investments division. An active participant in local charity, Ken is Board Chair of the Museum of Discovery and Science and serves as an advisory board member of the NSU School of Real Estate. He is a graduate of the Leadership Broward Class XXXI and maintains an extensive history of involvement with the Broward Alliance and Young Presidents Organization, amongst others.
Ken is a native of Fort Lauderdale and currently resides in the Las Olas area with his wife Brittany and two sons. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family, fishing and golfing.