A New England native, Karen moved south for her undergraduate degree at the University of Richmond, graduating in 2008 with a B.A. in English Literature and Theatre Arts. Karen returned to Boston to work in non-profit arts marketing. In 2012 Karen joined Payette and brought her love of typography, book design and expertise in digital media marketing. Inspired by storytelling, Karen reads everything she can get her hands on from books to blogs, magazines and newspapers. She follows Brand New, The New York Times and HOW Magazine.