Karen Oliver-Behee

Karen Oliver-Behee

Founder & President

HR Executive and Business Consultant

As a former Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer, Karen understands the challenges of running the business day-to-day while preparing the HR team and broader organization for the future. Karen has a wealth of HR knowledge, gained through her experiences working with industry leaders across financial services, healthcare, higher education and manufacturing.

She has become a “go to” global resource and speaker regarding:

  • HR Strategy, Communications, and Organizational Effectiveness
  • Talent Acquisition, Talent Management, Culture, and Engagement
  • Merger & Acquisition Integration
  • HR Technology & Operations
  • HR Transformation and Change Management

Karen earned her B.S. degree from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign and her M.B.A degree from North Park University, Chicago.

Recent Works


  • Five Steps to Successfully Accelerate M&A Integration, MISHRM 2020
  • The Changing Role of the CHRO, MISHRM 2019