International Business Ventures LLC
Ken currently serves as President of International Business Ventures LLC, a worldwide Strategic consulting and prospect development company that is active in North America, Europe and Latin America.
Ken Cuccinelli was Chairman of Quest Fore, A Strategic marketing firm, from 1999 to its sale in 2014. As head of marketing for a Fortune 500 company (CNG, Pittsburgh), Ken developed and implemented international, national and regional branding and economic development initiatives. While at CNG, his responsibilities included all aspects of regulated/unregulated marketing, business development and sales, as well as development and implementation of the company’s national accounts program.
Prior to this, Ken worked for 17 years at the American Gas Association, where he was responsible for building consensus in concept and implementation for trade programs across all member companies. He developed a national accounts program, manufacturer cooperative efforts and new technology commercialization program. He also initiated the association’s first formal natural gas vehicle marketing program and served as the US representative to the International Gas Union for eight years.
Ken was named 1994 Gas Marketing Executive of the Year. He is a board member for La Roche College in Pittsburgh and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and is active in community outreach. He earned a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering at Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., and a MBA at Marymount College of Virginia. In 2005, Ken earned his ABC (Business Communications Accreditation) from the International Association of Business Communicators.