Karen Strong

"I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel." - Maya Angelou

Karen brings 19 years of experience as a Public Relations and Marketing professional to Leadership One. A skilled communicator, she has successfully managed and implemented all aspects of corporate communications including public relations, marketing communications, social media and employee and community relations. Her background extends to high-tech, consumer and nonprofit businesses in a variety of markets, which include enterprise networking, network and systems management, virtualization, disaster recovery, customer relationship management, textiles, tourism, financial services, aviation, apparel and outdoor. Karen loves spending time with her family, two crazy dogs and anything outdoors as evidenced by her past moonlighting job as a white-water rafting guide. Expertise includes strategic planning, media and analyst relations, social media, crisis communications, writing services and marketing communications.

Education: University of Oregon, Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Communications

Contact Karen directly at (916) 671-0334 or kstrong@leadershipone.net.