Ken Groth serves as Director of Leader & Organization Development for American Commercial Barge Line (ACBL) headquartered in Jeffersonville, Indiana. In his role at ACBL, Ken and his team are responsible for recruiting, training, and leadership development for ACBL’s 2500+ employees, both in manufacturing (Jeffboat) and river cargo operations.
Ken began his professional career as a high school Biology and Physics instructor in the Oklahoma City Public Schools System. He has extensive experience as a performance improvement consultant, and has designed and facilitated numerous leadership and change management initiatives designed to link individual performance with improvement across the enterprise. Most recently, Ken was a Sr. Consultant for American Electric Power and Director of HR Operations at NetJets in Columbus, OH.
Ken holds a M.Ed. in Organizational Development from the University of Central Oklahoma and holds a B.A. in Organizational Communication from the University of Oklahoma.
Ken and his wife Michaela are actively involved in the Boy Scouts of America along with their two boys, Ryan and Michael. All are residents of Prospect, KY.