Karen joined BND in 2015, bringing with her more than 30 years of real estate experience. She specializes in sales and lease transactions of all types including both investment and owner-occupied properties.
Karen is a graduate of Indiana University’s Realtors Institute and also has an Associate’s Degree in Accounting from International Business College. She is a charter member and district director of the Indiana Commercial Board of REALTORS® (ICBOR) and the former state director of the Indiana Association of REALTORS®. She is also a former member of the prestigious Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR), which is the highest designation given to an industrial or office commercial realtor, and previously served as president of the IN-KY chapter.
As a Fort Wayne native who remains passionate about serving her community through various non-profit boards and committees, Karen has been involved with such organizations as the Embassy Theater and Rotary International and is the current President of the Dave Hefner International Board. She has been honored by Who’s Who in Real Estate as well as Who’s Who – Women in Business. She is a frequent speaker for the Women Business Owners Association.
Karen and her husband Dick have two children and four grandchildren.