Who We Are

Karen Kirchner Consulting has a track record of helping clients to effect meaningful, sustainable change.  We partner with your organization by asking the right questions, pinpointing the issues and working with you to craft a solution that makes a difference.

Our group of top-tier learning and organizational consultants has achieved impressive results in businesses ranging from Fortune 500 companies to entrepreneurial start-ups.  From executive coaching to team building, we find solutions that drive development forward.

Karen Kirchner

As Managing Partner of Karen Kirchner Consulting, Karen plays an active role in all engagements, ensuring that the right solution produces measurable results.

As a certified co-active coach, Karen works with her clients to identify the critical leverage points for growth, then builds in structure and accountability to help them achieve their goals.  Clients describe Karen’s approach as an ideal blend of support and challenge, resulting in accelerated development.

130122-kkirchner-cropAs a facilitator, Karen creates a positive and collaborative environment that is conducive to real problem solving.  Her insightful approach helps groups to expand self-awareness, inviting participants to look more deeply at their own behavior and be open to changing what doesn’t serve them.

Karen’s years of managing human resources at Citigroup and Reader’s Digest grounds her approach in the reality of organizational life.  During her 15 years of consulting, Karen’s blend of intelligence, insight and integrity has made her a trusted partner to a wide range of organizations, from Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals to World Wrestling Entertainment.

Karen holds a Master’s degree in Human Resources Management from the New School for Social Research and a Bachelor’s degree in Education from Boston College.  She is a former adjunct professor at Fairfield University’s Graduate School of Business.

When she isn’t working, Karen participates in sprint triathlons and looks for reasons to be outdoors with her family.