Kenneth J. Brusda, CFA®, CFP®, is Chairman/Managing Director and a founding principal of North Star Asset Management. Prior to founding NSAM, Ken spent over 22 years in trust investments with Associated Bank. As a Vice President and Trust Investment Officer, he managed the Regional Bank Funds and Equity Income Funds since their inceptions in the early 1980’s. Ken also served as past Chairman of the Associated Bank Asset/Liability Committee. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA®) charterholder, a
Certified Financial Planner® (CFP®) certificant, and a member of the CFA Institute and the Financial Planning Association. Ken graduated Summa Cum Laude in 1974 from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater with a BBA Degree in Finance and earned an MBA in Finance at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh.