Karen Carmody has 20+ years of corporate business experience including management consulting, organizational effectiveness, strategic planning, and operations. Karen has experience coaching C-Suite leaders, senior executives, and emerging leaders. Karen specializes in working with leaders seeking accelerated development for career advancement. Because of her business background, Karen understands the challenges leaders experience. Think of her as your personal trainer for the corporate world.
Karen has experience coaching C-Suite leaders, executive management team members, senior executives, and emerging leaders. Karen helps clients develop improved self-awareness, enhance their strengths, identify blind spots, and uncover derailing behaviors preventing career progression. Previous clients include AdmitHub, Alnylam, Capital One, Cotiviti, Harvard University, Optoro, Pfizer, Takeda, TT Electronics, Turner Construction, and Unidine.
Karen’s coaching engagement specialties include:
• Leadership Development
• Executive Presence
• Emotional Intelligence
• Team Effectiveness
• Change Management
Karen is an International Coach Federation (ICF) Professional Certified Coach (PCC). She has also earned coaching certifications in Positive Psychology and Wellness, Team Coaching, Emotional Intelligence, and Somatics. Karen is certified to administer numerous individual, team, and organizational assessments. Karen holds an MBA from Northeastern University and B.A., Stonehill College.
Karen previously held leadership positions at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, Tufts Health Plan, Sun Life Financial, and Circles. She was a management consultant at Bricker & Associates/Keane Consulting Group where she led consulting engagements for clients across various industries and functions.
Karen served on the Board of Directors of the International Coach Federation of New England (ICFNE) as Vice President, Education, and Professional Development. She is a Boston Chamber of Commerce Talent Development & Leadership Retention Council Member. Karen is an Executive Coach on the faculty for the Global Institute of Leadership Development (GILD). She has served as a Coach at the Massachusetts Conference for Women, Executive Mentor for the Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association (HBA), and coach for Babson College.