Ken Sawyer is a remarkable leader, business community advocate and compassionate family man. Ken's advanced degrees and certifications demonstrate his drive and passion for learning. His quickly growing company and loyal clientele are a testament to his dedication and integrity.
Ken graduated from Samford University where he launched a career in telecommunications as a broadcast engineer. He completed construction of the first TV production facility at the University of Montevallo in Montevallo, Alabama and acquired a Master of Education in the process. Along the way he acquired a Master of Engineering degree at The University of Alabama at Birmingham and several certifications including Project Management Professional (PMP) and Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).
Both Ken and his wife, Liz, learned from their entrepreneurial parents and started their first business together in Shelby County, Alabama in 1973. In subsequent years they founded or co-founded a total of six businesses. Their most recent endeavor is Sawyer Solutions LLC. Ken serves as CEO of this technology company that delivers the highest level of expertise and exceptional customer service. In 2018 Sawyer Solutions was recognized as
- One of the thirty fastest growing companies in Birmingham
- Small Business of the Year (6-10 employees) by the Greater Shelby Chamber of Commerce
- Recipient of the Silver Award for Alabama Small Business of the Year (1-10 employees).
When Ken is not working, he is active as an ambassador with the Shelby Chamber of Commerce. He has served in a number of leadership positions with the Boy Scouts where he has been recognized with numerous awards including Silver Beaver. Ken enjoys being active in his church where he serves on various committees and sings in the choir. He loves spending time with his seven grandchildren and two Shetland Sheepdogs.