Vice President, Regional Practice Leader
Karen brings over 20 years of global talent management and human resources leadership with Fortune 500 companies as a senior Human Resources leader across multiple industries. She has worked as an in-house practitioner and as a consultant with organizations such as The Gillette Company, Procter and Gamble, BJ’s Wholesale and Primark, Ltd. Karen served as a business partner to the leaders she supported who leveraged her HR skillset to drive business objectives and ultimately the people agenda. In addition to being a business partner to senior leadership teams in organizational alignment and transformations, Karen’s HR expertise includes talent acquisition strategy, design and implementation, executive recruitment, employment branding, leadership and career development, team building, strategic planning and facilitation and community partnerships.
Through the years, Karen and her team’s talent management transformation accomplishments have been chronicled by many industry leading publications to include HR Executive, Society for Human Resource Management, HR News, Corporate Executive Board – Recruiting Roundtable and Information Week. She has also authored white papers in the field of Talent Management on behalf of clients. Most recently, Karen has taken to LinkedIn to share her human resources insights and experience through publications that focus on bringing balance and a more human approach to day to day work. In addition, Karen has led learning labs at HR Technology (HR Tech) and Northeast Human Resources Association (NEHRA) conferences. Karen earned her Bachelor of Arts, in Psychology from the State University of New York at Geneseo and her Master of Business Administration from Boston College. Karen also holds several talent management and psychometric assessment certifications.
On a personal note, Karen enjoys non-profit work with the Mighty Meredith Project, founded by her daughter, promoting kindness and creating an awareness for Traumatic Brain Injuries, volunteering and anything to do with her family and three daughters.