Ken Dowd

Client Executive, Army and Logistics

Ken Dowd is PAE’s Client Executive focused on the Global Logistics Market and the U.S. Army customer. Ken retired from the Army in 2014 at the rank of Major General.

Prior to his work at PAE, Ken was with the Vice President of Logistics for the Reston, Virginia-based SOS International.  

In his last active duty military role, Ken was the Director of Logistics Operations for the Defense Logistics Agency. In this position, he oversaw $44 billion budget, directed a 26,000-person work force and oversaw global logistics support for all military forces. Ken also served as Commanding General, 1st Theater Sustainment Command, Camp Arifjan, Kuwait and was responsible for the equipment drawdown of U.S. military forces from Iraq. His team developed the current logistics structure still being used today to remove equipment from Afghanistan.

Ken holds a Master of Science degree in Strategy and Military Science from the Army War College, a Master of Science degree in Logistics and Business Management from the Florida Institute of Technology and a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science from the University of the Cumberlands, Williamsburg, Kentucky.

Ken is married to the former Jennie Elmore, and they have a son Cody and a daughter Correy.