Karen Keller serves as Lambert’s Director of Business Development, overseeing the firm’s new business efforts related to its investor relations and financial business services. She brings a balanced financial and marketing perspective to the firm, with more than two decades of experience in investor relations, banking, marketing, sales strategy and corporate communications.
Before re-joining the firm in her current sales position, she previously served as a Director in the firm’s Capital Markets practice group. Karen provided full-service investor relations counsel and corporate communication services to a diverse mix of small-cap and mid-cap public companies, as well as, privately held businesses raising capital or pursuing liquidity events.
She started her professional career in the banking industry holding a variety of positions at different institutions, always with a focus on relationship management. Karen served as Vice President, Portfolio Manager in the wealth management division at PNC Bank where she cultivated and managed roughly $200 million of high net worth individuals, as well as charitable endowment and foundation assets.
Karen earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a focus in finance from Ferris State University.