Kenneth J. Martin was born in April 1956 to Frank and Virginia Martin and is the 4th of the five Children. Ken and his wife Lisa, who went to with the Lord in 2005 after 25 years of marriage, have four children: Mackey, Tammy, Justine and Jeff. The family is blessed to thrive and prosper. He grew up in Denver, CO and then later moved to Tempe, AZ to attend Arizona State University where he graduated in 1979 with a Degree in Microbiology.
Desiring to be self-employed, Ken started Magna-Vac, a company that installed central vacuum systems in 1980 when he moved to Tucson, AZ with his family. The company was blessed to prosper and the number of employees grew as more low-volt products were added. In 1996 the company added security systems to their product line and a partner to form what is now called Accura Systems.
Ken has a passion to support the church ministry and to reach the desperate and needy in the society. He is one of the Church elders and First E. V. Free Church in Tucson where he has been attending with his family. He is passionate about missions and has been supporting mission work in the US, India, Mexico and Africa.
In 2005, Ken got to know Okongos and their organization Unite 4 Africa, and he became interested to be part of the mission to empower and transform Africa. He desires to be used by God to make a difference in the lives of many through U4A and in 2008 he was elected to be one of the Board of Directors of Unite 4 Africa and in 2009 elected the Treasurer of U4A.