Professional Position: Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Company: American Home Furniture & Mattress
Location: Albuquerque, New Mexico
Kenton Van Harten is currently President and CEO at American Home Furniture & Mattress, a furniture company founded in 1936. Having held the same position at other companies such as Busy Body Home Fitness, The Right Start, and BabyStyle, Kenton brings vast experience in leadership positions to the Association.
After losing a best friend to ALS several years ago, Kenton became passionate about fighting the disease. He became involved with The ALS Association New Mexico Chapter as well as the Golden West Chapter. As chair of the board in New Mexico for two years, he helped the chapter grow in both board members and financial resources.
Kenton has a deep understanding of what works in the community and brings great perspective from his business experience and participation on numerous company boards. Kenton is passionate about ALS research and fundraising to help people impacted by ALS.
Kenton graduated from Brigham Young University and is currently based in Albuquerque, NM.