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For over 25 years, Karen has been a trusted advisor to many business and HR leaders to help them acquire and develop top-tier leadership talent. She has been sought after nationally for her unique ability to identify and develop high-performing C-suite executives that give their companies a competitive edge in organizational excellence. The evidence-based assessment tools that Karen uses, combined with her psychological insight, have helped clients reduce their turnover rates, weed out underperformers, and grow their high potentials into industry leaders.

Karen founded Leadership Alliance, Inc. in 1998 and has built the business to become a premier organizational consulting firm that develops, coaches, and assesses thousands of leaders yearly.

Karen has consulted in various areas including talent acquisition assessment, executive development and coaching, team building, 360-degree feedback sessions, succession planning, culture development, and more. Her training and certifications across several instruments allow her to uniquely offer her clients solutions that are tailor-fit to their organizational needs. These include TeamTelligent®, DISC, Hogan Assessment Suite, viaEdge®, KF360®, Talentx7®, and Rhabit.

A little-known fact about Karen is that she is a big fan of fitness. She is a former tennis teaching pro and an avid hiker. Along with her family, she recently completed a hiking expedition in Nepal. Karen was recently part of the Peloton cycling class that was awarded the Largest Live Cycling Class by Guinness World Records.

Educational Background

Karen holds a B.S. in Business from Colorado State University and an M.S. and Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from the University of Denver.

How to Contact Karen:
  • Phone – 1 (314) 993-8008
  • Current Location – St Louis, MO
  • Works Globally
  • Extensively experienced in Private Equity, Aerospace, Healthcare, Financial Services, Technology, and Manufacturing.