Consulting Creative Director
Splitting her time between Chicago and Detroit, Karen has a unique perspective on design in two major cities. Before choosing to work independently Karen spent 15 years as Art Director and Brand Strategist for Brainlab, Medical Software and Hardware Innovators. She is currently involved in a wide range of brands including U by Kotex, Pull-Ups, Organic, Inc., Firefly Restaurant, e.a.t Chicago, 4Web, and Fisher Foundation.
Karen has completed strategic business programs at both Harvard and the London Business School. She earned her BFA in Graphic Communications from Detroit’s College for Creative Studies, where she now teaches as an adjunct professor.
She is also the co-founder of Broken Windows Brigade 313, the citizen-led initiative empowering Detroit residents to keep their streets and spaces clean.