Kenneth B. Dart is a visionary businessman and developer who, after visiting the Cayman Islands with his family on vacation, was determined to return and to one day call Cayman home. After purchasing a home and land, the family’s vision of a new town, open to all, providing a diverse and walkable mix of commercial, retail, resort, entertainment and residential opportunities came to life in the town of Camana Bay.
Kenneth Dart (Ken) received his bachelor’s degree in 1976 from the University of Michigan from the Department of Mechanical Engineering.
Ken joined the family business, working in the engineering department, and quickly assumed increasing levels of responsibility including the management of Dart’s manufacturing operations. In 1986 he was named President of the company. Under Ken Dart’s leadership, the Company increased its range of products, enhanced the quality of products and levels of service, and expanded into more markets. Ken was succeeded as the company’s top executive officer by his brother Bob Dart in 2001. During Bob’s tenure, the Company has continued to experience impressive growth and improvement, and has enhanced its reputation as the “Industry Standard of Excellence.” Ken became a Director of the Company when he stepped down as President, a role which he continues to serve in today.
Ken Dart is owner and a Board of Directors member of three companies in the Cayman Islands, Dart Realty, Dart Enterprises, and Cayman Shores Development (CSDL). Dart Realty is responsible for the renovation of the Cayman Islands Yacht Club that began in 2012. CSDL is the developer of Camana Bay, a unique community, which occupies over 500 acres on Grand Cayman and has continued to be developed these past several decades.
Kenneth Dart is on the board of the Dart Foundation, as well as the owner and board member of Dart NeuroScience, a private company dedicated to aid memory loss developed from stroke, aging or brain injury, by researching new therapies and technologies.