Karen joined Marsh & McLennan Agency, known locally as Insurance Associates Company in May, 2016. Karen began her career in Property and Casualty insurance during high school in her father’s insurance agency in Maine. She later moved to Florida where she worked for 20 years at independent insurance agency specializing in Construction. Her duties included account management, risk management, client services, marketing, sales, and agency operations. Karen graduated from Florida State College at Jacksonville and also earned her Certified Insurance Counselor Designation in 2003 and Certified Risk Manager Designation in 2009. Karen’s strength is in understanding the unique insurance needs and issues of the construction industry and her ability to problem solve. In her spare time, Karen enjoys spending time with her four children and four grandchildren, camping, hiking, and going to the gym.