Visionary Real Estate Developer and Innovative Foam Cup Manufacturer
Most people would not associate foam cups with neuroscience, leadership, new urbanism, and philanthropy, but these five things all come together in the dynamic and visionary person of Kenneth B. Dart. Ken’s impressive career trajectory has taken him from his foam cup manufacturing origins in Mason, Michigan to the Cayman Islands, where he developed a planned community called Camana Bay. Here are five things you should know about Kenneth Dart:
- He Built a Unique Town in the Cayman Islands
A family vacation to the Cayman Islands so inspired Ken Dart that he decided to build a unique town there. Called Camana Bay, this town boasts an exciting mix of commercial, retail, residential, restaurant and entertainment options all within a walkable community.
- He Helps Run a Foodservice Product Empire
Ken Dart serves on the Board of Directors for Dart Container Corporation, the world’s top producer of foam cups and plastic foodservice products.
- He Funds Brain Research
Ken Dart owns Dart NeuroScience, a private company dedicated to preserving cognitive vitality and eradicating memory loss.
- He’s a Proven Leader
For 15 years (1986-2001), Ken Dart served as President of Dart Container Corporation. During his tenure, the company grew its product line, improved its product and service quality, and expanded into more markets.
- He’s Passionate About Youth Education
Ken Dart serves on the Board of Directors for the Dart Foundation, a private family foundation established in 1984 to support and encourage youth education in the areas of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. The Board also supports projects that strengthen and improve the quality of life in numerous identified communities.