Karen has been in the Photo Solutions business for 20 years. She offers photo solutions for your memory keeping needs from photo albums, photo gifts, photo cards & labels to photo scanning. She also represents FOREVER.COM which provides people with private and permanent cloud storage for photos, videos and personal documents. She enjoys offering monthly workshops for customers to work in a quiet environment and offers an annual retreat for those who want to dedicate the time to completing a project.
Karen and her husband, Max live on the ranch where he farmed before his retirement. They have 7 children and 20 grandchildren. She has been active in local Garden Clubs, taught 4-H and was an Antique Dealer for many years. Karen has been active in the community since raising her family. She was a Director of Women’s Ministries for 10 years before she went into the photo solutions business. She has been a member of Fresno Women’s Network since 2002 and is a past president. She appreciates all of the friendships that she has made over the years, one of the driving forces to keep her in the network.
Karen has traveled extensively all over the world including 48 of the 50 U.S. states. She is also a member of the Fresno Women’s Chamber, California Native Daughters and an active member of her church. For the past 5 years she has been Chair for Silent Auction for F.A.C.E. (Fresno Area Community Enterprises). Karen has been on the Fund Development Board with Hinds Hospice for 12 years helping them raise money to keep that wonderful non-profit helping the terminally ill. She was the Chairperson for the Spirit of Compassion Award for 2 years. She served several years on the First 5 Committee for the Family Friendly Business Award. Being 4th generation Californian and 11 generations in the U.S. she is an avid genealogist with memberships in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) and the Fresno Genealogical Society.
Karen has received many awards over the years: