Karen has been a consultant in organization development since 1983 working exclusively with the public sector. As a training and organization development expert, she specializes in innovation and problem-solving in non-profit and government agencies. Much of her current work focuses on inter-agency collaboration, leadership and teambuilding. Her time is split between on-going, in-depth consultation with organizations, and one / two day workshops. She’s known for active, highly participative sessions that focus on real-time problems and potential solutions. During the last 23 years she’s developed a strong reputation for group process facilitation.

KAREN RAY ASSOCIATES
Principal (1983 – Present)

METROPOLITAN STATE UNIVERSITY
Community Faculty (1977 – Present)

COLLEGE OF ST. CATHERINE
Faculty: Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership (1989- 1991)

MINNESOTA INTERACTION INFLUENCE NETWORK
Minnesota State Department of Education 1979 – 1983

LIFELONG LEARNING CENTER
A Northwest Suburbs Cooperative Resource Center
Manager; Teacher (1977 – 1979)