Ret. CFO - The Harley School
Ken Motsenbocker recently retired after 13 years as the CFO of The Harley School. His tenure at Harley followed a successful carrier at The Eastman Kodak Company. After initially starting as a cost analyst at Kodak, his career lead him to a position as a Director for Mergers and Acquisitions. Ken concentrated on small standalone operations where he had to train and develop a team to work with. Ken has also taught finance at a local SUNY school and was the business manager for Bryant and Stratton College.
Ken brings to GRSLA skills in financial analysis, financial management and modeling, strategic planning, operations, employment and contract negotiations. While he bring lots of technical expertise, he believes that success is best achieved by understanding the issues, digging into the details, and developing working relationships with a dedicated team.
Ken is involved in the Rochester community, received The Rochester Business Journal’s Chief Financial Officer of the Year award, and most recently is an advisor to the Rochester Refugee Resettlement Services, an Advisor with New York State Association of Independent Schools, and Chair of his church’s finance committee. Ken earned his M.B.A from Cornell’s Johnson School of Business, is married with 11 grandchildren, and lives on a small hobby farm raising goats, playing the banjo, and growing lavender.