Karen is a specialist at business development, marketing and communications with experience building and managing client relationships and guiding brand management. Prior to joining Origin in March 2020, Karen was the Director, Communications at FirePower Capital where she led and executed the firm’s brand and content initiatives, and built relationships in the Canadian mid-market.
Karen enjoys creating content and building relationships that provide value to Canadian, mid-market business owners. With experience that spans M&A, corporate banking, production financing, institutional equities analysis, and children’s book writing, Karen understands how to learn about and master new subject matter, and communicate clearly on complex topics. The network that she has built through this experience, and her understanding of the issues that arise in the mid-market, allow Karen to better support business owners and their teams.
Karen holds an MBA from the Rotman School of Management, and an LLB from the University of Toronto.