Karen has been involved in the real estate industry, in a variety of roles, over the past 40 years. Karen worked for many years for an affiliated management company before coming over to development and acquisition. She was a public accountant at one of the largest accounting firms in Portland. Her real estate career began at Portland Savings Bank (Now TD Bank, N.A.) assisting with mortgage closings in the early 1970’s.

Throughout her career, Karen has been active in the affairs of her community, participating in numerous fundraising campaigns and playing multiple volunteer roles in the school and local scouting troops. She is currently serving as Treasurer of the First Parish Church.