Kenneth J. Smith – Board Member

Ken currently serves as the Vice Chairman of BDC Capital.  From 1984 -2018, Ken served as the President & CEO of BDC Capital.  During his tenure the company has grown from a small, single state lending operation to a six state, diversified loan and investment company with offices throughout New England. BDC Capital now manages several mezzanine investment funds, to compliment a broad array of small business loan programs that they have used to serve local area businesses for nearly 70 years. BDC Capital now has more than $2 billion in loans and investments to hundreds of companies throughout New England.

Ken is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts and Northeastern University and he has won numerous accolades over the years, including being named one of Boston’s Ten Outstanding Young Leaders. BDC Capital has been named the top performing Business Development Corporation in the country and is noted for its innovative programs for small business lending and investing.