With over 27 years in the financial industry, Karen has developed a passion to help clients plan and prepare for retirement. She is registered with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) as a General Securities Representative and a General Securities Principal as well as holds her insurance license. In addition, she has obtained the Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor designation conferred by College for Financial Planning. Karen attended high school in Lakewood, Colorado and graduated with a BA from Ouachita Baptist University in Arkansas. She briefly taught school in Brazil before returning to the states to raise her family. She and her husband Dan are active members of Colonial Hills Baptist Church and are involved in the Three Strands Ministry which is dedicated to strengthening marriages. They reside in Flint, Texas and keep busy with their 8 children and 18 grandchildren.