Karen Howe, Facilitator

Ms. Howe is a human resource professional, consultant and training design writer with over 30 years of experience. She has held the position of Vice President – Human Resource Director for Home Savings Bank in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, which is now Wachovia/Wells Fargo. She recently was responsible for Human Resources for Six Flags and was an International recruiter and trainer – traveling extensively throughout Eastern Europe and Asia. Her background in HR has encompassed managing all areas of human resources, employee relations,
EEO/Affirmative Action, Training & Development, as well as, having been responsible for employee and director stock option plans, the development of corporate policies
& procedures, compensation analysis, etc.

Karen, a graduate of Florida International, taught human resource management at Florida International and St. Thomas Universities. She was responsible for curriculum design for FIU’s training and development certification program offered through the school of business. She was the recipient of the National Excellence Award and Most Distinguished Contributions for HRD (presented by the American Society for Training & Development) – She has presented at National conferences and is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management, as well as, several other professional organizations.