Ken Baranowski started out after college climbing poles working as a telephone installer for NJ Bell Telephone. From there, he learned technical and design aspects of the telecommunications networks and moved into sales of telecommunications solutions for businesses. During his 25 + years in the industry, he worked for several communications companies in sales and management and is now an account director for Lightower Fiber Networks.
Ken has been involved in giving back to the community since his days as a volunteer fireman where he held positions as President and Assistant Fire Chief in Vorhees Township, New Jersey. After moving to Tabernacle, New Jersey, Ken continued his volunteer activities working with his wife, Denise, to fund raise for Saint Jude’s Children’s hospital. Ken also held volunteer positions in the local athletic association and local Cub Scout groups. In addition, Ken and Denise have been active in their local church running the altar server group, while Ken was also a reader at weekend masses. Ken has held elected positions with the local municipal government and the School Board, where he rose to President. He was also appointed to the local land development board.
Ken has been on the Board of Directors with the Luca John Foundation since its inception. He and Denise continue to live in Tabernacle, where they enjoy summers in Ocean City, New Jersey, and spending time with family. They have two sons who have families of their own. Ken is the grandfather of eight fantastic, active grandchildren.