With over 20 years of HR leadership experience, Karen has focused on building amazing cultures within organizations so that individuals can ignite their careers. She cares about people so much that she is the Chief People Officer at Ordergroove and founded the coaching business, Shine at Work. She hosts the career development podcast, also called “Shine at Work”, and is the author of “Setting the Stage: A Guide to Preparing for Any Feedback Conversation”. As a corporate speaker, she enjoys sharing stories and actionable advice so that people can shine at work and in life.
After starting her career in theatre and the film industry, she moved into HR and held roles in compensation, training, HR Ops, and HR Business Partner teams at several tech start-up companies. She earned her Master’s in HR Development from Villanova University and her BA from Elon College.