Ken Kilbreath has joined Key Family Wealth as a wealth strategist and senior vice president for the West Region. In this role, Ken is responsible for delivering a best-in-class family office client experience to Key Private Bank’s ultra-high-net-worth (UNHW) families. He is based in Key Private Bank’s Seattle office and reports to Doug Banbury, head of Key Family Client Development & Strategy. The Key Family Wealth Seattle office, established in 2019, represents a significant commitment by Key Private Bank to better serve the complex needs of UNHW clients in the region.
Ken brings more than 20 years of experience working with ultra-high-net-worth (UNHW) individuals and family office. Previously, Ken served as a wealth advisor at Wells Fargo, serving complex UHNW families across the west in asset management, family generational wealth transfer and philanthropic activities. Prior to that he was an estate planning attorney with Inslee Best Doezie & Ryder and chaired the firm’s trust and estate planning group.
“We are thrilled to add another highly experienced and credentialed professional to our team,” said Mr. Banbury. “His experience serving ultra-affluent clients and working with a variety of investment and wealth management teams will provide significant value for our families.”
Ken holds a Certified Private Wealth Advisor (CPWA®) designation and has been an ACTEC Fellow (American College of Trust and Estate Counsel) since 2008. He is also a member of the Estate Planning Council of Seattle, East King County Estate Planning Council, King County Bar Association and the Washington State Bar Association. He is active in his community and currently serves as a board member of Bellevue LifeSpring.
Ken earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from Willamette University and Juris Doctor from the Seattle University School of Law. He also earned his LL.M. in Tax from the University of Washington School of Law.