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R. Kenneth Harkness Edit Profile

Restaurant chain executive

R. Kenneth Harkness, American restaurant chain executive. Member University Park Master Plan Committee; Member National Restaurant Association, Texas Restaurant Association, Republican Inner Circle.

Background

Harkness, R. Kenneth was born on August 22, 1949 in Warren, Ohio, United States. Son of Roy K. and Yvonne D. (Howitt) Harkness.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Business, Rutgers University, 1972. Master of Business Administration in Accounting, Rutgers University, 1973.

Career

President, chief Executive officer, New York Sub Inc., Dallas, 1974-1981, 85-;president, chief Executive officer, Fox Hunt Realty, Inc., Far Hills, New Jersey, 1981-1985;president, chief Executive officer, Kenco Restaurants, Inc., Dallas, since 1987.

Membership

Member University Park Master Plan Committee. Member National Restaurant Association, Texas Restaurant Association, Republican Inner Circle.

Connections

Married Marianne Loprete, September 28, 1974 (divorced April 1999). 1 child, Austin Blaine. Married Valerie Joy Hollenbach, June 24, 2001 (divorced May 2004).

father:
Roy K. Harkness

mother:
Yvonne D. (Howitt) Harkness

spouse:
Marianne Loprete

spouse:
Valerie Joy Hollenbach

child:
Austin Blaine Harkness