Karen is an author, speaker and coach who helps women achieve success in their careers and balance in life. She believes that women are strongest when they are whole, and through the many roles they embrace, are able to more fully impact the world and their own family.
No stranger to the challenges women face in the workplace and the conflicting demands on their time and attention, Karen now focuses her skills and experience on helping women own their success and grow into their God-given greatness while developing loving, supportive relationships at home.
Karen is an accomplished businesswoman and pilot whose career broke new ground for women in the corporate world.
Graduating top of her aerospace engineering class, Karen led large teams at leading aerospace firms searching out new technologies, strategizing marketing plans and implementing them on a worldwide basis.
She spent 16 years in Asia where she entered the entrepreneurial world beginning her own businesses consulting and coaching for high-tech startup businesses, international education institutions and non-profits, and major U.S. corporations.
Karen is best known for being able to relate to the demands a woman encounters while building a career of significance without losing sight of the greater significance and value of her being in the home. She has personally overcome seasons full of unknowns, seasons of sacrifice, and experienced seasons of abundance.
Karen and her husband Tom have raised 2 young men and moved 20 times in their 36 years of marriage – 10 internationally. They attribute the success of both of their high-powered careers and multiple transitions to the strength of their relationship.
In her spare time, Karen is also an outspoken advocate for the return of disco and a diehard Bruno Mars fan.