Ken joined out Board in 2013 not long after both he and his wife Sarah became SVP Partners. Before recently moving to Portland, Ken was co-founder, CEO and Chairman of Deltek, Inc., a large software company based in Northern Virginia. In his current, full-time career in philanthropy he serves on several boards and is the Treasurer and Director of the deLaski Family Foundation and also the Founder and President of Vibrant Village Foundation. Vibrant Village (www.vibrantvillage.org) invests in communities throughout world, including Portland, focusing on education, childhood nutrition, clean water and economic and agricultural development.
Ken’s parents, Donald and Nancy deLaski, are the inspiration for Ken’s philanthropic spirit and giving. Ken feels it is a privilege to serve on the on SVP Board as it further strengthen’s his philanthropic network, acts as an opportunity to create synergies amongst Portland’s non-profit organizations and supports his passion for the importance of early childhood education.