Karen is responsible for the overall operations of the company and also oversees program development, education services and the opening of new centers.
She joined the Rainbow team in 1997 as a Center Director where she managed corporate sites for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Ford Motor Company. After five successful years Karen transitioned to serve as an Area Manager for Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana, where she lead a team of 12 managers. Shortly thereafter, she moved into her current position as Chief Operating Officer.
Karen has a continued focus on providing the best early learning experiences to children and their families. Her energy and passion for the industry has played a significant role in the company’s success of executing their vision: Quality through Excellence.
Karen is an active member of NACCP, NAEYC, NCCA as well as an active participant in the Leadership Institute. Karen has served as a CDA mentor for several years and holds a degree in Early Education.