Ken Blackwell, LSCS, CHSP

Senior Consultant

Alma Mater
Kaplan University
North Carolina Central University

What He’s Passionate About

Life safety code, healthcare safety, spirituality, and his exercise regimen.

His Professional Experience

Ken is an experienced life safety code specialist who has surveyed over 600 healthcare facilities. He has a demonstrated history of working in the hospital and health care industry for 20+ years. His expertise includes healthcare regulatory compliance, operations management, strategic planning, business process improvement, team building, robust process improvement, and public policy. Before joining TiER1 Healthcare, Ken was a Life Safety Code Surveyor at The Joint Commission for 13+ years.

What People Say About Ken

“He treats all individuals with respect and dignity, no matter their socioeconomic background.”

An Unlikely Path

Ken was an air traffic controller for eight years.

Fun Facts

Total fitness junkie—exercise is Ken’s morning cup of coffee.
Favorite place is Puerto Rico. Ken surveyed several hospitals around the island and came to appreciate the culture and way of living there.
If he had to pick one food to eat for an entire year, it would be lemon pound cake.