Specialization areas: Commercial insurance including property, liability, cyber, marina, directors and officers, fleets and, error and omissions
With nearly 30 years working in the industry, and over 14 of those years focused on commercial insurance, Karen brings invaluable wisdom and experience to Gifford Carr. She owned and operated an insurance brokerage in Manitoba before moving to Ontario and calling Ottawa home. With a level of courtesy and respect that makes her clients feel extremely valued, Karen goes above and beyond. She is also exceptional when it comes to customer service. Karen takes the time to familiarize herself with your business operations and understand the unique needs of each client, always finding the best solution, for the best coverage, at the best price.
Karen is actively involved in the insurance commuity as a member of the local Women in Insurance Cancer Crusade (WICC) (Ontario Chapter). Sitting on the planning committee she assists in building fundraising local events to support cancer research and education.
Family is incredibly important to Karen. With a blended family including her husband Jeff and 8 children, she leads an extremely active life outside of work. In addition to family responsibilities, you might also find her on the golf course, ski hill, or soccer field.