How I can help you

I would love to coach start-up and small to medium-sized business leaders in team and organization development. Looking to work with those manager/owners looking to establish good working relationships with their staffs in the context of self-managing teams and collaborative organizations.  My core competencies are:

  • Organization Design and Development
  • Leadership Development / Executive Coaching
  • Strategic Planning and Meeting Facilitation
  • Team Building and Team Effectiveness
  • Mentoring and Management Consulting
  • Program and Change Management
  • Succession Planning and Talent Reviews
  • Learning Design and Training Delivery


Areas of Expertise
  • Human Resources & Internal Communications

Industry Experience
  • Professional & Business Services



  • PhD in Psychology of Natural Healing and Human Development, American Institute of Holistic Theology, Cincinnati, OH 
  • MA in Human Resource Development, Vermont College / Norwich University, Graduate Program, Montpelier, VT 
  • BS in Business Administration & Computer Science, Nathaniel Hawthorne College, Antrim, NH 
  • AA in Computer Programming, Worcester Junior College & WITTI, Worcester, MA


  • Professional Certified Coach (International Coaching Federation /ICF)
  • Organization Development (Warner Burke’s Columbia Certification)
  • Appreciative Inquiry (David Cooperider’s Case Western Certification)
  • Hogan Assessments / Leadership Coaching Report Series (Executive Coach Certification)
  • Kenexa Multirater/360 Assessments & Coaching (Certification)
  • Hay’s Emotional Intelligence Instrument & Coaching (Certification)
  • Air Academy / EMC Six Sigma Green Belt (Practitioner Certification)
  • Zenger Miller - Leadership 2000 (Trainer Certification for all modules)
  • Target Training International - DiSC Model / Insight Wheel (Certification & Distributorship)      
  • Change & Persistence in Organizations (Alan & Deborah Slobodnik) [Systems Consulting Model]
  • Search Conferencing (Marvin Weisbord) [methodology for large scale change]
  • Staff Consulting Skills (Peter Block) [management consulting practices]

Karen Keefe

Communication Methods

  • In Person
  • Phone
  • Video