Ken began his career in mental health at a community mental health center in Colorado in 1971. In 1978, he joined the staff of Monadnock Family Services (MFS), becoming its chief executive officer in 1998. Ken retired from MFS in 2010 and started his consulting business, Ken Jue & Associates. An accomplished consultant, Ken is committed to creating conditions that will improve the well-being and longevity of people experiencing mental illness. He has consulted with businesses, government agencies and communities in the U.S., Asia, the Pacific Rim, Europe and South America.
Ken received his B.A. from Trinity College and his master’s degree in social services administration from Case-Western Reserve University. Following completion of his graduate-level education, Ken served as commissioned officer in the U.S. Public Health Service and the U.S. Bureau of Prisons. With a career spanning more than 40 years in mental health services, Ken was recognized by Keene State College with the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Human Letters in 2007. In 2003, while CEO of MFS, he developed the award-winning program, InSHAPE, to address the crisis of lifespan disparity for persons experiencing a serious mental illness. Ken is the program steward and consultant for InSHAPE. He has served on and continues to serve on boards of directors of nonprofit organizations, foundations and state commissions.