Karen has lived in the Mankato area for 30+ years calling North Mankato her home. She has been working in real estate for the past three years in the commercial world with sales and leasing with a portion of that time spent working in a real estate office in San Pedro, Belize. She may be a familiar face to many of you who would have interacted with her during her time as the Director of Membership and Office Operations at Greater Mankato Growth. A self-proclaimed extrovert, she enjoys working with people and understanding their needs. Karen has a zeal for all things travel related, having visited over 15 foreign countries counting Belize, Yemen, Morocco, and Turkey among her favorites. She is a foodie, always looking for a new food adventure and isn't afraid to try new or unique things.