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Karen was born in North Carolina and moved to Atlanta with her family at age 15. She has always had an interest in real estate, particularly Atlanta real estate. She is currently a member of the Atlanta Board of Realtors®, the Georgia Board of Realtors® and the National Board of Realtors®. In March 2009, after an intensive program, Karen became a Broker Associate. Additionally, Karen has earned her e-Agent certification completed the intensive Pace Setters Program and is a Certified Buyer’s Relocation Agent.

In May, July and August of 2007, Karen was listed as an agent of the month in the Buckhead office of her previous company. In May she had the most units sold and in July 2007 she was recognized as having the most units listed and under contract. In August she was once again recognized for the most units closed. Additionally, she became a member of the Multi-Million Dollar Sales Club in 2007 and 2011.

Prior to working in real estate, Karen spent 12 years in the corporate world focusing on accounting and finance. For five years Karen oversaw all aspects of running the CornerCap Group of Funds, an in-house group of mutual funds. She uses her knowledge of finance to assist her client’s decision making process when it comes to the purchase or sale of their home.

Karen graduated from The Westminster Schools in Atlanta, Georgia, before heading to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to complete a B.S. in business and economics at Carnegie Mellon University. In 1998 Karen completed her MBA in operations at Georgia State University, while working full-time. She received her real estate license after attending the Georgia Institute of Real Estate.

Volunteerism has always been an important aspect of Karen’s life. She has volunteered with the Atlanta Humane Society since 1995. Additionally, Karen has captained a volunteer group with the High Museum Wine Auction for five years and volunteered as a captain for Hands on Atlanta Day. For two years she captained the host committee for the High Museum’s young professional Polo Party. In 2006 she organized the formation of a new member’s guild at The Cathedral of St. Philip for females under 45 years of age.

In addition, Karen enjoys exploring new restaurants with the dinner club she started in 2001. Karen and her husband enjoy travel and entertaining. Karen and Jason are members of the Cathedral of St. Philip, where they were married February 2006. In December 2007 Karen took on a new title – Mom to Mason. In 2010, her daughter, Quinn, joined the family.

She joined Dorsey Alston, Realtors®, in July 2009.

Karen is the managing broker/owner of Anderson Property Management and president of the Ridgewood Heights Neighborhood Association.

 
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