University Place, Syracuse University
Kenneth Sparks

ā€™56, Gā€™61 (NEW), Gā€™64 (NEW) Emeritus

Ken Sparks is president and CEO of Ken Sparks Associates LLC, a management and consulting company that specializes in public affairs and economic development. He is also a director of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, Virginia, and a faculty member at the College of William & Mary Law School. He was named Washingtonian of the Year and has received many other honors, including the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation’s Globe and Anchor Award and membership into the Washington Business Hall of Fame. He received a bachelor of science degree in speech communication from VPA and also holds master of science and doctor of philosophy degrees in communication from SU’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications. He is a recipient of the George Arents Award, SU’s highest alumni honor.