About Ken

Ken uses his breadth of leadership experience to help clients understand that effecting positive change is the key to overall success. Because business owners and leaders have significant financial goals while navigating the individual needs of team members within their unique culture, Ken’s approach is based on the “New-Tough Leader” mentality of success: equipping leaders with  tools to expect the best, lead with compassion, and inspire each individual to their greatest strengths in order to create an environment of success for themselves and their teams. 

Curriculum Vitae


2018 - Present

New-Tough Leader Business Coaching (Ken Kilday, LLC)

Launch of an Executive Coaching, Professional Speaking, and Consulting Firm harnessing the passion and energy to inspire others to achieve leadership excellence through human connectedness.

2016 - 2018

Charles Schwab & Co.

Brought new life and growth to a technologically advanced wealth management platform, a position I was recruited for given my success at two other large Wealth Management firms.

2005 - 2016

USAA Wealth Management

Served as a Senior Wealth Management Director (among other positions), I was one of the first hires within the new Wealth Management offering.  Instrumental in opening new offices, hiring, and building the business.

Education & Certifications


Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ




RCC™ - Registered Corporate Coach™


Certified Flow Consultant


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