Karen and her husband Peter manage Crows’ Feat Farm, a cooperative permaculture farm based in Kensington, New Hampshire. Her long-term goal is to develop a collaborative farming and teaching model that can be used to demonstrate the potential for regenerative agriculture on a large scale.
Karen's background is in finance and economics. She is the founder and Chief Executive of Paladin Advisors, a Registered Investment Advisor (RIA). In 2015 she launched Wealth of Wisdom, a non-profit group whose mission is to disseminate DIY financial skills in a in a small-group setting. A decade earlier, Karen was a portfolio manager at the Harvard University endowment and held senior investment positions throughout the industry. Karen holds a Ph.D. in economics from Stanford University and an A.B. in economics and public policy from Princeton. She has been active in the hospice movement and founded the hospice choral group, Journey Song.