As a graduate of Allentown Central Catholic High School, Karen went on to receive her Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications with a concentration in Marketing from LaSalle University in 1986.
Karen began her career with Mitsubishi Corporation in Philadelphia in 1986. She then went on to work for Pennwalt Corporation in the Marketing Department of the Specialty Chemicals Division for the next five years before relocating back to the Lehigh Valley. Karen continued her work in the marketing area for Pentamation Enterprises closely working with the sales force of both the Government and Education areas of the business.
As the first Marketing Director for an accounting firm in the Lehigh Valley, Karen began to work very closely with the leadership at Buckno Lisicky & Company to develop an unchartered area for the accounting profession. She has worked with the Shareholders and staff over the past 20 years developing and implementing their marketing plan.
Karen resides in Whitehall with her family.