Ken Ristine

Ken Ristine has worked in the nonprofit field since 1976. He joined the Ben B. Cheney Foundation in 1989 after eleven years with United Ways in Seattle and Tacoma. As senior program officer for the Ben B. Cheney Foundation, Ken is responsible for a wide range of activities in support of the Foundation's mission. He routinely consults with nonprofits throughout the Pacific Northwest regarding organizational development, capacity building, and staff development.  Ken is a well-known speaker at nonprofit conferences and events. He also authors the Ken’s Corner blog on the Puget Sound Grantwriters website (