President and CEO of Broker Knowledge Group
Since diving into the industry in 1998, Ken Perry has been a relentless innovator in the mortgage and real estate world. As President/CEO of Broker Knowledge Group, one of the nations first training companies to be approved by the Nationwide Mortgage Licensing System (NMLS) to provide pre-licensing and continuing education for originators, Ken has had the opportunity to speak to hundreds of thousands of professionals throughout the country on topics including mortgage and real estate compliance, title and escrow laws, economic and industry updates and forecasts, business development and strategy, and social networking and media.
Ken is madly in love with, and quite addicted to, reading laws. He researches and analyzes every law, rule, and regulation he can get his hands on and has become famous for bringing a unique, not-what-you-expect style of education to his clients by mixing passion and humor with extreme knowledge.
Ken has been a featured speaker at hundreds of events for companies and associations throughout the country. Ken’s determination to keep professionals abreast of local, state and federal legislation and regulations has given his clients the power and knowledge to conduct business on a fair and compliant basis, thus strengthening their credibility in a highly competitive industry.
In 2012, Ken and his team created The KnowledgeCoop® a revolutionary, cutting-edge system that radically changes the way the industry shares information. His dream of raising the level of knowledge in the industry by creating a dynamic learning environment that makes people love getting smarter is being realized more every day! No matter where his speaking engagements take him, Ken is bound to enlighten, converse, debate and charm you as he navigates the sometimes-sticky world of mortgage lending.
As a native Californian, born and raised in the Bay area, Ken’s center of operations is based in Portland, OR. Ken currently lives in Camas, WA with his three children and one wife.
MEMBERSHIP AND ASSOCIATIONS:
National Association of Mortgage Brokers (NAMB)
National Association of Professional Mortgage Women (NAPMW) | Assistant VP (2009 -2010)
Oregon Association Mortgage Professionals (OAMP)
Oregon Mortgage Lenders Association (OMLA)
Education Innovator of the Year, 2010 – NAPMW