Karen leads the LMD team and drives growth for the company and its clients. She is passionate about helping clients answer their "why" to create fresh communications strategies that evoke emotion and inspire change. Since joining LMD in 2000, Karen has successfully positioned and promoted education, government, nonprofit, and private sector clients, including the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the U.S. Coast Guard, the University of Maryland, Time-Life/StarVista Entertainment, Accounting Seed, and the Meyer Foundation in challenging business climates. Karen graduated magna cum laude from the University of Maryland with a B.S. in advertising and a minor in computer science.