Kevin Ranker serves as Managing Partner and CEO of GRGlobal. In this capacity Kevin oversees all executive duties and overall financial management of the firm. As an accomplished coach himself with decade’s experience as a senior advisor and strategist for numerous business executives, global non-profit leaders and senior public officials, Kevin also serves as one of GRGlobal’s top coaches and advisors helping clients solve problems and leverage opportunities. He possesses over two decades’ professional experience helping clients develop solutions to complex problems, leverage opportunities and advance important initiatives. Kevin has a deep understanding of politics, culture and policy throughout the globe and maintains a vast network of key political and business leaders throughout the United States, China, Europe, Canada and Mexico.
Kevin comes to GRGlobal following over decades as an elected Washington State Senator. During his tenure in the Washington State Senate Kevin served as the Chair of the Environment, Energy and Marine Waters Committee, Chair of the Higher Education and Workforce Development Committee and as Ranking Member on the powerful Ways and Means Committee where he was the lead Democrat in the Senate responsible for development of Washington State’s $52 billion budget. In 2010 Kevin received a White House appointment as an Advisor to President Obama’s National Ocean Council and served in that capacity for most of the Administration including serving as Chair the final 18-months of the Administration.