Bakersfield City Council
Elected November 2006
Appointed Vice Mayor - December 2012
City Council Committees:
Personnel Committee, Chair
Budget and Finance Committee
Planning and Development Committee
Bakersfield City School District, Board Member
Elected Trustee 1992 - 2006
BCSD Educational Foundation
President, 1994 – 2006
Kern Co. School Boards Association
Past President and Director
Girl Scouts - Joshua Tree Council, Former Director
St. Vincent de Paul Service Center & Thrift Store
Past Treasurer and Director
Greater Bakersfield Chamber of Commerce
Business and Education Committee
Ken has been providing accounting, tax, outsourced controller and management consulting services to businesses and individuals in Central California for over 25 years. Ken formed Weir & Associates Accountancy Corporation over twenty years ago and has been working with many small and medium sized businesses helping them grow their businesses, minimize their tax obligations, and retain the fruits of their hard work. In addition to providing the regular public accounting services, Ken’s specialties are management consulting, and financial management for the construction industry.
In the management consulting arena, Ken has been providing business development, organizational development, executive coaching and succession planning services to corporations and small business clients throughout Central California.
For construction based companies, Ken has developed a customized set of services to provide the expertise that construction based companies need. This segment of his practice has enabled him to meet the needs of small contractors in various trades as well as multi-million dollar contractors. His construction clients operate in the residential, commercial, industrial and governmental construction sectors.
Bakersfield College, Associate of Arts Degree, 1975
Cal State University Bakersfield, Bachelor of Science in Business Administration – Accounting, 1979
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
California Society of Certified Public Accountants
Ken was born In Iowa and raised in Bakersfield. He is married and has two daughters and two granddaughters.