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Elected: 2022
Current Term Ends: 2026
Committees: Buildings & Grounds, Philanthropy & Engagement

Ken Fisher is co-managing partner of New York City-based real estate development and management firm Fisher Brothers. Additionally, he is founder and chief executive officer of Fisher House Foundation, a nonprofit that provides housing so that families of hospitalized military personnel and veterans can be near their loved ones, as well as scholarships for veterans, their spouses, and their children.

Ken has served as the chairman of the Invictus Games’ organizing committee for the 2016 games in Florida, and in 2007 served on the President’s Commission on Care of America’s Returning Wounded Warriors. He has twice been awarded the Department of Defense Medal for Distinguished Public Service, the U.S. Department of Defense’s highest civilian honor.

Ken attended Ithaca College from 1976 to 1980 and received an honorary Doctor of Commercial Science degree from the college in 2016. His contributions to IC include sharing his expertise as a presenter in the School of Business and serving as Jahn Family Civic Leadership Series speaker in 2014