Karen Benz is an experienced Executive Coach with an extensive background in leadership and management. She holds a B.S. (Bryant University) and M.S. in Management (Salve Regina University). Her experience spans most industries including technology, finance, health care, defense, manufacturing, service, nonprofit, government, and education. She enjoys partnering with executives and all levels of management in developing leadership strategies.
Karen is a long-term entrepreneur whose former business focused on Management and Leadership Development. She holds a certification in DISC behavioral style methodology designed to improve communication, expand relationships, and create a common understanding and language in organizations. She has also taught business courses at the university level for over 10 years.
Karen has participated in several leadership initiatives including the Middle East Partnership Initiative, where medical students from 12 Middle Eastern countries came to the U.S. to develop projects of social change. Karen served as a mentor for students from Iraq and Algeria. She enjoys community service projects and is currently the Secretary of the Board of Directors of the Tri-Town Chamber of Commerce in Mansfield, MA. Karen also has experience as the Chief Operating Officer of an ambulatory health care facility located in Rhode Island.
Karen is a certified graduate of Corporate Coach University. She is the Director of Coaching at New Level Work (formerly BetterManager) and is based in Rhode Island.