Karen Semon has been coaching for over 10 years. She coaches in the areas of leadership and management, social and emotional intelligence, communication and interpersonal effectiveness, organizational and political savvy, accelerating bench strength, and with people newly promoted.
Karen has experience working with individuals from diverse companies such as IBM, OSU, Battelle, Cleveland Clinic, AEP, Nationwide Insurance, Sterling Commerce, Fiserv, GXS, and QAS Healthcare Services, as well as numerous software and services organizations and non-profit institutions.
Prior to coaching, Karen spent over 25 years in various leadership functions in retail, manufacturing, and high tech markets, with experience in a variety of roles including marketing, operations, human resource management, organizational development, sales, information technology, and electronic commerce. Karen held senior level corporate positions at Sterling Commerce, Frigidaire Corporation, and Federated Department Stores. Karen received a Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership Marketing from Franklin University and is a graduate, Executive Coaching and Organizational Behavior Program from the University of Texas at Dallas.