Karen is certified by the National Council on Strength and Fitness as a Certified Personal Trainer, and by Precision Nutrition as a Certified Nutrition Coach. A 2000 graduate of UW-Whitewater with a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, she built a 12-year career in financial services before embarking on her dream to promote the health and well-being of others by opening RunFit MKE in downtown Milwaukee.

Karen recognizes that without health, life cannot be fully lived, and works with people of all ages and abilities to develop lifelong habits that will help them achieve and maintain their wellness and fitness goals. Whether her clients are returning from joint surgeries, fighting battles with cancer or other diseases, or training for their next race, she loves opportunities to uncover each person’s unique obstacles and tailor programs to overcome them.