Karen joined McMillan Pazdan Smith in 1999 and oversees business development and marketing initiatives, identifying potential client needs and the appropriate strategic response to meet them. With almost twenty years of experience, she has guided the successful geographic and market sector expansion of six studios and multiple office locations.
A graduate of Clemson University, she is an active participant in state and regional economic development organizations and serves on numerous community boards. She is a graduate of both Leadership Spartanburg and Leadership South Carolina and is a recent recipient of the USC Upstate 2007 Service Award and the Spartanburg Chamber of Commerce 2012 Volunteer of the Year Award. Karen is a Principal in the firm and serves on the Executive Committee.