Meet Ken Johns!

Ken is an agency veteran, with 25 years of service under his belt at Brunner. When he’s not on the job as our SVP, Client Experience & Planning, he’s spending time with his family, playing his regular weekly game of basketball, or golfing with his son.

Q: What were some of your high school hobbies? 

A: Played basketball and ran cross country and track.

Q: Tell us some high school fun facts. 

A: I was the fifth generation to graduate from my local high school (which makes my kids the sixth generation).

Q: Tell us about home life today!

A: I have been married to my wife Chrissie for 23 years and have 3 children (KC who will be a freshman at Allegheny College, Lily who will be a senior in high school, and Nora who will be a sophomore in high school.)

Q: Any fun “projects” happening at home? 

A: Lots and lots of yard work earlier this year. We’re currently working on our basement and building a family room.

Q: What is one thing you’ve crossed off your bucket list?

A: Hiking the Grand Canyon.

Q: What do you do on the weekends/in your free time?

A: I like to do anything with my family. I still play basketball and have a regular game weekly –although we haven’t done that in a while. I’ve been playing more golf this year because it’s been available, and my son started playing.

Q: What is your favorite book?

A: Just read a book called “Why the Best are the Best” – really enjoyed it.

Q: Do you have an “unpopular opinion”? 

A: You can have Lord of the Rings, Harry Potter– all of it. Not interesting.

Q: If you could eat without getting full, what would your ultimate buffet be?

A: Maryland Blue Crab and corn on the cob.

Q: Choose a movie title for the story of your life. Who would play you?

A: “What Happened?” Starring Steve Carell.

Q: What’s your favorite sports team? 

A: Anything my kids play – but mostly UNC Basketball.

Q: What would you do with one million dollars?

A: Well I have three kids headed to college – so there’s that. There are a few charities we’ve been involved in –Food Bank, Shepard’s Heart – for sure we’d give money to those.