Kenneth B. Collins joined Oaklins DeSilva+Phillips in 1996 and previously held the roles of Partner and CFO. As a Senior Advisor, Ken is responsible for valuations and the firm’s operational restructuring practice as well as FINRA oversight.
Ken has had a long and storied career in the publishing industry. Prior to joining Oaklins DeSilva + Phillips, Ken was President of Macmillan Publishing Europe. Before joining Macmillan, Ken was Executive Vice President and Publisher of American Banker and Investment Dealers’ Digest, and Senior Vice President of John Wiley & Sons, Inc. where he was responsible for all business, scientific, technical, legal and medical publishing programs.
Ken has also held the roles of Vice President, Finance at CBS Publishing Group, Vice President & Publisher at Fawcett Books Group of the CBS Consumer Publishing Division, and Division President and Group CFO at Cooper Industries, Inc.
Ken is the former Director of the Association of American Publishers, the national trade association for American book publishers. Ken is also the former Secretary and Director of the Copyright Clearance Center which provides copyright licensing services for both corporate and academic audiences.
He also served in U.S. Army Security Agency.
Securities Industry Registrations: Series 7, 63, 79, 99 and 27 (Fin Ops Principal)
Ken holds a B.A from Williams College and a M.B.A. from Harvard Business School