Ken Tovo

Lieutenant General, US Army (Retired)

Ken Tovo

Lt. Gen. Ken Tovo has served on the SAG since June 2022. 

Over the course of his 35-year military career, much of it as a Green Beret, Tovo developed and led high-performing organizations at varying levels, from a 12-man Special Forces ‘A-team’ to the 34,000-strong U.S. Army Special Operations Command.

His operational assignments included the first Gulf War, refugee relief operations in Turkey and Northern Iraq, noncombatant evacuation operations in Sierra Leone, peacekeeping operations in Bosnia on two occasions, five tours in Iraq, and one tour in Afghanistan.

He is a distinguished graduate from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Aerospace Engineering. He holds a Master of Science degree in Advanced Military Studies from the U.S. Army Command & General Staff College and a Master's in Strategic Studies from the U.S. Army War College; he received the Bristol Military History Writing Award for his War College thesis.

Tovo currently serves on the board of several companies, is the chairman of the Green Beret Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to assisting U.S. Army Green Berets and their families and is an advisory board member of a non-profit that supports the educational needs of killed, wounded, or seriously injured service members.