A proven communications leader, nationally-acclaimed speaker Karen Durkin brings over 25 years of expertise to working with business professionals to grow. Karen is an energetic, skilled and professional executive coach that provides business coaching and training services to clients. Karen understands that while clients often realize what their individual business challenges are, they need assistance in developing creative solutions for achieving successful results for personal and business growth. She serves her clients by providing coaching in profit enhancement, organizational development, strategic planning and meeting and retreat facilitation for both nonprofit organizations as well as for profit businesses. Full of endless new ideas and enthusiasm, she helps clients find greater success personally and professionally.
In addition to executive coaching, Karen is a top-rated motivational speaker and was a small business advice columnist in the Las Vegas Business Press. Recognized for her energy and dynamic personality, she can help clients re-think, re-tool and re-energize their daily operations or latest projects. Effective communications can make or break a business deal or public perception.
Karen’s expertise eliminates the clutter and helps clients focus on the message. Through her coaching, clients gain the ability to deliver clear, concise, effective and, most importantly, persuasive presentations.
Karen’s resume reads like a who’s who of U.S. corporations. Karen has consulted and trained such blue-chip companies as Exxon Mobil, AT&T, Intel and Wendy’s International. Karen shared her experience and energy with her staff and clients at HRC a BDO Alliance Certified Public Accounting firm and utilized her experience at MGM Resorts International as Director of Administration of the Finance Shared Services Center.
Karen served as an Associate Professor in the MBA program at the University of Southern Nevada and currently serves as an Adjunct Professor in the Executive MBA program and the Global Entrepreneurship Experience Scholar Program at UNLV.
Bachelors of Business Administration
University of North Texas
Masters of Business Administration
University of Louisiana