As a senior marketing associate on McKinley’s Solutions Team, Karen assists with developing, implementing and tracking membership and marketing strategies with McKinley’s long-term clients.
Prior to joining McKinley in 2016, Karen worked at the Education Advisory Board, where she supported technology and best practice research marketing teams. She managed internal projects, including training and event planning, to forward her teams to their goals of improving the higher education landscape. She enjoys creative problem-solving to create strategic plans and meet goals, which she brings to her approach to client relationships.
Karen holds a B.B.A. from The College of William and Mary’s Mason School of Business, with a dual degree in marketing and German studies.
Local to the DC area, Karen enjoys exploring all of the city’s unique neighborhoods – particularly through their restaurants. As a former intern at Walt Disney World, Karen is a master of Disney trivia and is always planning her next trip to the parks. A longtime fan of the IndyCar series, she can often be found cheering for her favorite drivers and she hopes to make it to the Indy 500 someday.