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Karen Boardman

Karen Boardman

Director of Public Programs

Phone: 952-548-5602
Departments: Business Development Consultant, New Business Development


Dale Carnegie Training – North Central US

In her role, Karen works as an extension of the leadership team to provide clarity and engagement across the organization. Karen also partners with clients to drive business results through her sales and marketing activities. She takes particular delight in seeing clients successfully learn and apply the Dale Carnegie Principles while in the training room.  

During her fifteen years with Dale Carnegie Training, Karen has previously held several roles, including director of operations and accounting manager. Her passion for working with people led to her current position.

Karen, who graduated cum laude from the University of Wisconsin-Stout with a degree in human relations and family studies, previously served as a senior unit counselor in the Children’s Residential Treatment Center of Volunteers of America. Immediately prior to Dale Carnegie Training, she worked as the operations manager for an Integrated Medical Systems office.

Originally a native of the Twin Cities, Karen now resides in Northfield, Minn., with her husband Steve and their three active sons. She is passionate about personal and professional growth in business and in her community. She is a board member of the Healey Education Foundation and volunteers on the youth fundraising committee at Bethel Church. When she’s not watching her sons in their multiple activities, she enjoys traveling, cooking and the arts.  

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