As a Partner with Leadership Excelleration (LEI), Karen Schenck has a passion for helping leaders, teams and organizations thrive. With more than 20 years of experience, she is an engaging, experienced consultant, facilitator and executive coach. Karen inspires leaders by combining strategic insight with practical application, in order to maximize effectiveness to achieve results. Prior to consulting, Karen held leadership positions at Ernst & Young and Bristol-Myers Squibb. Her experience includes strengthening leadership capability, guiding the development of high performance teams, leading organization assessment and improvement efforts, as well as managing well-known consumer products.
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.