Karen is a certified executive coach, thought leader and speaker. She is cofounder & managing partner of Accendo Leadership Advisory Group, LLC. Accendo is a leadership development company specializing in executive coaching, high performance team building, leadership seminars & workshops, roundtables for high potential women & minorities, and public speaking. Karen coaches exclusively at the executive level. She is an accomplished speaker and thought leader on topics to include: Establishing Your Leadership Brand, Building Trust and Team Commitment; Leading through Change; Emotional Intelligence; Executive Presence; Engaging People; Coaching for Enhanced Performance; and Leading a Multi Generational Workforce.
Karen is a highly accomplished, former senior bank and chief executive with a 30+ year track record of driving profitable business growth. She has a strong financial and operational background in the highly regulated financial services industry working for companies such as Wells Fargo (1983-1986, 1989-2006), SunTrust (1986-1989), and Fifth Third Bank (2006-2014).