Ken Lauer

President and COO


Ken has more than 46 years of experience in the millwork industry. He began working at Knipp & Company Woodworking while in High School and continued working there for 13 years after graduation. Ken then moved to Phoenix, AZ for a year and worked at Wahler’s Woodworking as a project manager. He returned to Maryland where he rose through the ranks here at Washington Woodworking from estimator to his current position as President and Chief Operating Officer. In this position he oversees executive, financial, and support operations company-wide and also handles estimating, project scheduling, sales and contract negotiations.


Education/Technical Training:

  • Graduated Lansdown Senior High School 1969
  • Graduated Maryland Institute College of Art 1975
  • Architectural Drafting & Design, AutoCad

Fun Facts

Playing Music in a Band, Entertaining

My 2 daughters

Wine tasting