Karen joined Accenture in January 2019 as an Executive Support Analyst with a passion for veteran advocacy and extensive experience in building and leading programs dedicated to serving the military community. She is currently the Co-lead of Accenture’s Southern California Military Employee Resource Group, a women veterans mentor, and a persons with disabilities champion. Karen is also a writer and publishes articles on inclusion and diversity topics that reach a national audience.
Before joining Accenture, Karen worked in strategic communications at UC Riverside where she founded the faculty and staff Veterans, Military Members and Families Group, a program she directed for over 7 years. Karen holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Management from the University of Redlands where she was elected a Fellow of the Whitehead Leadership Society by her peers. She has also studied Public Administration at the University of Southern California Sol Price School of Public Policy. Karen is a Fellow of the Southern California Leadership Network’s California Connections program and a member of the California Women Veterans Leadership Council representing the San Diego region.
Karen is a US Air Force veteran who served as a Dietetic Technician in the 1980s. Having experienced struggles with employment and housing as a single-parent transitioning veteran, she believes in the mission of FFWW with her whole heart.Back To People