Karlene’s passion is speaking to groups about how to improve communications and happiness in the workplace.
She is a certified Everything DiSC® Trainer and presents sessions on behavioral styles, generational differences, body language, leadership and influence, creating positive and productive work cultures, wellness, work/life integration and brain training. Karlene focuses on how to work together more effectively through understanding and appreciating the differences in people, while working to improve communications, team building, customer service and conflict resolution.
Karlene is the Chief Culture Officer for Midwest Veterinary Partners. She was the CEO of the Michigan Veterinary Medical Association for 15 years and has more than 30 years of experience in management and working with a wide variety of work teams. She holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Michigan and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Telecommunications from Michigan State University, so she can cheer for whoever is winning. She speaks to a wide variety of groups nationally and sings and plays keyboards for a band called Rear View Mirror.