Resume

Ken Paton
11389 NW Ridge Road, Portland, OR 97229
Phone: 503-645-5630 | Cell: 503-805-0772
kpaton@kenpaton.com
www.kenpaton.com

Bowling Experience:

  • Twenty years as financial advisor to the bowling industry
    • Placed $165 million in 96 funded bowling loans primarily with SBA guaranteed loans
    • Negotiated funding for 38 ownership changes
    • Negotiated funding for 30 refinances
    • Negotiated funding for 9 involving construction/remodeling
    • Represented buyer or seller in 18 ownership changes
    • Advised lender on 9 distressed loans with recovery in excess of 95% of lenders’ loan balances
    • Partner in bowling based family entertainment centers in Beaverton, Oregon and Saint Joseph, Missouri
  • One of founding members of BPAA Benchmark Committee
  • Speaker
    • Bowl Expo national bowling convention
    • East Coast Bowling Centers Convention regional convention
  • Contributing Writer
    • International Bowling Industry magazine 2000 – 2010
    • The RMA Journal (banking) November/December 2012 issue
    • Bowling Center Management magazine 2018 – 2019

Education:

  • University of Washington, Seattle, WA – BA 1972
  • Lewis and Clark Law School, Portland, OR – Law courses 1973 – 1975
  • Portland State University, Portland, OR – MBA courses 1976 – 1977

Licensing:

  • CPA – 1978 to 1990
  • Real Estate Broker – 1985 to present