Karen provides oversight of BikeWalkKC’s fund development, marketing, and communications efforts in support of BikeWalkKC’s mission, goals, and strategic plan. She first discovered BWKC through the Tour de Bier and saw a way to combine her love of biking and hiking with the mission of the organization.
Karen has extensive experience in fundraising, marketing, and program development. Prior to joining BikeWalkKC, she was director of external affairs at Mid-America Arts Alliance. Karen received her M.A. and B.A. degrees from the University of Missouri-Kansas City, and can be seen toodling on her bike or walking her dog, Porter, around the Brookside neighborhood.
Karen in the news:
- April 2019 – Northeast News: Ride in Paradise
- August 2018 – KCUR: What you need to know about Open Spaces: Kansas City’s huge new arts festival
- Nov. 2016 – WDAF Fox 4: City of Mission on a Quest to Put Old Bikes to Good Use
- Nov. 2016 – KSHB NBC41: B-cycle Bike Share Coming to North Kansas City