Chief Executive Officer
As the Chief Executive Officer, Karen works in partnership with the Board of Directors, staff, and volunteers to develop high-quality business strategies, ensure alignment of objectives to advance our mission, and oversee all operations and business activities for the Boys & Girls Clubs of St. Charles County.
Karen holds multiple advanced degrees in Education, Special Education, and Reading as well as her Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE) designation. She is passionate about providing the resources our community’s children need to help equip them with a vision for their future. Whether she’s balancing a budget, putting the FUN back in fundraising, or reviewing grant applications, Karen is dedicated to uniting people with the mission of the Boys and Girls Clubs of St. Charles County by encouraging collaboration, exemplifying mentorship, and engaging in service.
Karen is active in the greater St. Charles community, currently serving as Board President for ATHENA Leadership Foundation of St. Charles County and other service-based organizations. She and her husband Jeff reside in O’Fallon.