Ken Mitchell

Ken Mitchell

Director of Finance and Operations


As a high school newspaper reporter, Ken’s first interview was with Colonel Harland Sanders, a man ingrained in Kentucky history.

Ken came to the Kentucky Historical Society in 2016. As director of finance and operations, he has responsibility for finance, human resources, facilities, security, operations and visitor services.

He brings to his work previous leadership experience in state government in such areas as financial management and information technology, as well as in radio broadcasting, in capacities ranging from on air disc jockey and local NPR host to station owner.

Education: Bachelor of Arts in telecommunications

Staff member since 2016