Kenneth Willmott

Urban System Engineering (USE) Building
651 E University DR
Tempe
Instructor
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
0604

Biography

Originally from Niagara Falls, New York, Ken Willmott has called the Valley of the Sun his home since 1992. He joined the College of Integrative Sciences and Arts leadership and interdisciplinary studies faculty group in 2016. Prior to joining Arizona State University, he taught courses at Arizona Summit Law School, such as Constitutional Law, Income Tax, Estate Planning and Legal Remedies as well as working in the school's legal clinic.

Willmott received his bachelor’s degree in accounting and finance from ASU’s in-state rival, the University of Arizona. He is a Certified Public Accountant (Arizona). Prior to attending law school he working in various aspects of the accounting profession. He received his Juris Doctorate degree, cum laude, from the Arizona State University College of Law. During law school, he was a member of the Arizona State Law Journal and served as the Journal’s editor-in-chief during his third year of studies. 

Outside of academic pursuits, Willmott has a very diverse business and legal background. He has served in various financial management roles, ranging from the director of finance in a multi-national health care firm, to the Chief Financial Officer in a start-up biomedical company. He has also owned and operated several businesses in very diverse industries, from a construction trades business to founding and serving as the managing partner of Willmott & Associates, PLC; a small law firm based in Phoenix, Arizona. As a practicing attorney, he has assisted entrepreneurs in starting their businesses and formed numerous legal entities such as limited liability companies and corporations. In addition to assisting startup entities, he negotiated contracts for clients, from small firms to international companies.

Education

  • J.D. (cum laude), Arizona State University College of Law. 
  • C.P.A. Certified Public Accountant (Arizona)
  • Bachelors degree. Accounting and Finance, University of Arizona

Courses

Spring 2022
Course Number Course Title
OGL 481 Org Leadership Pro-Seminar I
OGL 482 Org Leadership Pro-Seminar II
OGL 555 Leading Beyond Conflict
Fall 2021
Course Number Course Title
OGL 345 Organizational Ethics
OGL 481 Org Leadership Pro-Seminar I
OGL 482 Org Leadership Pro-Seminar II
Spring 2021
Course Number Course Title
OGL 345 Organizational Ethics
OGL 481 Org Leadership Pro-Seminar I
OGL 482 Org Leadership Pro-Seminar II
Fall 2020
Course Number Course Title
OGL 345 Organizational Ethics
OGL 481 Org Leadership Pro-Seminar I
OGL 482 Org Leadership Pro-Seminar II
Spring 2020
Course Number Course Title
IDS 301 Becoming Interdisciplinary
OGL 345 Organizational Ethics
OGL 357 Assessment in Organizations
OGL 482 Org Leadership Pro-Seminar II
Fall 2019
Course Number Course Title
IDS 301 Becoming Interdisciplinary
OGL 345 Organizational Ethics
Spring 2019
Course Number Course Title
BIS 301 Found of Interdisc Studies
BIS 345 Organizational Ethics
BIS 357 Assessment in Organizations
Fall 2018
Course Number Course Title
BIS 301 Found of Interdisc Studies
BIS 345 Organizational Ethics
BIS 357 Assessment in Organizations
Spring 2018
Course Number Course Title
OGL 200 Intro to Org Leadership
BIS 301 Found of Interdisc Studies
BIS 357 Assessment in Organizations
Fall 2017
Course Number Course Title
OGL 200 Intro to Org Leadership
BIS 345 Organizational Ethics
BIS 357 Assessment in Organizations

Professional Associations

Member, State Bar of Arizona  Bar Number 021398

Arizona Certified Public Accountant  Identification Number 9280

Work History

ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY, College of Integrative Sciences and Arts

Instructor, August 2016  Present

 

ARIZONA SUMMIT LAW SCHOOL

Adjunct Professor, Visiting Academic Success Lecturer

 

WILLMOTT & ASSOCIATES, PLC

Partner, September 2005  August 2016

 

RESEARCH FOR LIFE, LLC

General Counsel and Interim Chief Financial Officer, September 2009  October 2011

 

HONORABLE ANNE SCOTT TIMMER

Judicial Clerk

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