Headshot of ACP Board Member Ken Young, President and CEO of APEX Energy.

Ken Young

President and Chief Executive Officer, Apex

As CEO, Ken drives Apex’s corporate strategy; manages the company’s day-to-day operations, including the origination, construction, and operation of utility-scale wind, solar, and storage facilities, distributed energy resources, and green fuel technologies; and leads a mission-driven team of more than 400 professionals who are accelerating the energy transition.

Previously, Ken served as Apex’s COO (2017–2023) and Vice President of Operations (2015–2017). Prior to joining Apex, Ken worked for Vestas Wind Systems as a Chief Program Manager, overseeing technology support throughout the Americas.

Ken is a former U.S. Army Infantry Officer; he served in Europe and as part of The Old Guard, the Army’s premier ceremonial unit, in Arlington, Virginia. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Political Science and Systems Engineering from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Notre Dame.

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