Karen Schenck, Partner with Leadership Excelleration, has a passion for helping leaders, teams and organizations thrive. She is an engaging, experienced leadership consultant, facilitator and executive coach, who has worked with leaders from around the world for more than 20 years.Karen inspires leaders by combining strategic insight with practical application to maximize effectiveness and achieve results.
Prior to consulting, Karen held leadership positions at Ernst & Young and Bristol-Myers Squibb.
Karen’s clients represent a broad range of services and industries andshe has been on faculty for GE’s worldwide leadership development programs for 15 years. Among her clients:GE, Fifth Third Bank, Ohio State University Medical Center, US Bank, Wellpoint, Inc., Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Ohio National Financial Services, University of Cincinnati, TriHealth, Lighthouse Youth Services, and UC Health.
Karen holds an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a bachelor’s degree from Xavier University. She is the co-author of the book The Ascending Leader, a strategic guide for helping leaders succeed quickly in a new role.
Certifications: Myers Briggs, DISC, Emotional Intelligence (Hay Group), Executive Coaching (Linkage), Total Quality Transformation (PQ Systems) and High-Performance Culture Development (Denison).
Karen lives in Cincinnati with her husband, Tom. She enjoys travel, hiking, reading and learning about various aspects of well-being.