Karen works with clients as an interim HR executive, C-suite and Board advisor. Known for her ability to lead complex organizational change, HR strategy and transformation, Karen is a noted author and frequent speaker on leadership and creating business success. Her published works include Coaching Culture, Hidden Profits, co-authored with Andrea T. Goeglein, Ph.D. and Shifting Gears through Process Change, co-authored with Robert Lazer, Ph.D. and published by The Higher Education Workplace.
KR HR Consulting 2016 - present
Talent strategist. Advisor to Boards, CEOs, CHROs. Serve as Interim Chief Human Resources Officer during times of leadership transition, need for HR transformation, skills gap or significant growth. Provide rapid response and expertise on demand.
FOJP Service Corp. 2010 - 2016
Hospitals Insurance Co.
Senior Vice President
Chief human resources and communications officer for one of the largest insurance and risk management organizations in the country with clients including Montefiore and Mt. Sinai Health Systems. Assessed HR Department, reorganized function, and achieved transition from transaction-oriented to consultative business partner model. Implemented organization-wide strategic talent renewal.
TD Consulting Group 1995 - 2008
Created firm’s vision, mission, and strategic plan. Built successful training and human resource consulting firm from start-up. Guided organization’s growth from both strategic and operational perspectives. Led new business development and client relations efforts by establishing collaborative long-term business relationships. Practice Leader for firm’s organizational development consulting and executive coaching practices.