Karen grew up in Mooresville, NC and graduated with a B.S. degree in chemistry from Elon University in 2009. She volunteered at the Mooresville Banfield location in 2011 and has been with the company ever since! She enjoys veterinary medicine so much that she went on to graduate with a degree in veterinary medical technology from CCCC in 2014. She has worked at four other Banfield locations over the years and transferred to the Cornelius Banfield in May 2018. She lives in Huntersville with her husband, Daniel, and their two cats, Felicity and Sophie. During her free time, Karen enjoys gardening, traveling, listening/performing music, and spending time with her family.