Real Estate Broker
After being in education for 33 years, Ken retired from teaching in 2004. He is married to RuthAnne Swartzbaugh Beaty; they have three children. Shawn, married to Nancy (Gruber), is a teacher at Normal West High School and they have two sons, Kellen and Devin. Derek is married to Erica (Lima) and they have two daughters, Nina and Ana. He is a partner with Global Environmental Firm located in Sao Paulo, Brasil. Cheris is a bilingual education, Language Arts teacher and coach at Algonquin Middle School in Des Plaines.