Meet the team

Ken Venier

Director of Product Management

Proud Employee Since 1993

As Word & Brown’s Director of Product Management, Ken Venier drives multiple product development efforts and works across the organization to translate business needs into documented implementation requirements. He is the primary liaison for the Operations unit, working with IT and other departments to support new and evolving initiatives in collaboration with other senior members of the Product Management team.

Ken uses his industry experience as a subject matter expert to determine requirements for new and existing products, and oversees timing to ensure projects meet all milestones. He identifies possible roadblocks and works to resolve resource allocation conflicts.

Ken has broad experience across Word & Brown. He first joined the organization in 1993 and worked in a variety of roles prior to his promotion to Director of Product Management in 2018. He was a product manager for eight years, a project manager for two years, and he worked in marketing for more than a decade.


John M. Word III
Edward J. "Rusty" Brown, Jr.

Executive Leadership

Jessica Word
Marc McGinnis
Vanessa Benitez
Scott Diehl
Joe De La Cruz
Linh Huynh
Paul Tran
Emily Crognale

Regional Vice Presidents

Cindy West
Marc A. McGinnis
Michele Isaly
Tawny Friedly


Paul Roberts
Dena Allchin
Karen DeFazio
Lydia Robledo
Dientre Le’on
Ken Venier