Karen joined the Development Department at The Circus Arts Conservatory in 2018. She has nearly two decades of local nonprofit experience with Asolo Repertory Theatre, the Child Protection Center, and the Sarasota Architectural Foundation. She also has a background in college instruction. Karen received her M.A. in Sociology from the University of South Florida and her B.A. in Sociology and English Literature from St. Lawrence University in New York. Karen, her husband, and two daughters are proud to call Sarasota home and are continuously amazed by everything the community has to offer.