Ken Walker

Partner

Biography

Mr. Walker joined Falfurrias Capital Partners full time with Fund IV. Prior to joining the firm, he assisted with the FCP portfolio leading the industrial automation and safety Industry First campaign and as Executive Chairman at Falfurrias portfolio companies Six Axis, E-Technologies Group, Global Plasma Solutions, FM Expressions (Green Distribution) and as a Board Member at Carolina Foods, LLC.  Prior to joining Falfurrias Capital, Mr. Walker served as the Chief Operating Officer for EnPro Industries (NYSE: NPO). Mr. Walker started his career at W.L. Gore & Associates where he last held the position of Business Leader.  He is also a Board Member of the McColl School of Business at Queens University of Charlotte.

Career Highlights

  • Began working with Falfurrias as an Industry First Executive on the industrial automation and safety campaign.  Joined Falfurrias Capital Partners with Fund IV
  • Over twenty-five years of senior operating management experience in various executive roles at EnPro, G5 Technologies, and W.L. Gore & Associates
  • Former Chief Operating Officer at EnPro Industries, Inc.
  • Board Member of the McColl School of Business at Queens University of Charlotte
  • Member of the Virginia Tech Department of Engineering Education

Current Board Memberships

  • SixAxis (Executive Chairman)
  • E-Technologies Group (Executive Chairman)
  • Global Plasma Solutions (Executive Chairman)
  • FM Expressions (Executive Chairman)
  • Sauer Brands, Inc. (Executive Chairman)
  • Carolina Foods, LLC
  • McColl School of Business, Queens University of Charlotte

Education

  • Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from Virginia Tech
  • Masters of Business Administration from the University of Delaware
  • Executive Management Program, Queens University of Charlotte McColl School of Business