Ken McLemore of Port Gibson was recently elected president of the board of directors of the Craftsmen’s Guild of Mississippi.
Born in Natchez and raised in Franklin County, McLemore attended Mississippi State University and spent 30 years of his professional career with Entergy Nuclear, where he was a senior nuclear scheduler and senior nuclear planner for the world’s largest nuclear power plant.
In 2008, he began his own residential and commercial construction company specializing in the repair and restoration of historic properties. McLemore was accepted as a member of the Craftsmen’s Guild in 2007.
He became a member of the board in 2009 and served as vice president 2012-2014 before succeeding Renee Flynt as president at the general meeting in December.