Karen Lipscomb, SHRM-CP, Exec VP & Chief Operations Officer
KAREN LIPSCOMB is a dedicated and highly innovative Senior Human Resources Consultant specializing in Talent Acquisition Leadership, workforce planning, diversity and inclusion, project management, and HR consultation services. Karen has a proven track record of building high-performing work teams by aligning like-minded talent, providing proper support/resources, and facilitating ongoing collaboration with senior leadership. Karen serves as a founding board member and Executive Vice President of the Greater Cincinnati Chapter of National Association of African Americans in HR (NAAAHR).
Karen is an SHRM-CP Certified Professional with over 15 years of related HR expertise. Additionally, Karen holds a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Human Resources from the University of Cincinnati and two Associate’s Degrees in Computer Programming and Business Management from the University of Akron.
Karen takes active interest in supporting non-profit organizations where she has served over 15 years in various leadership roles. As National Vice President of Membership Management for Black Data Processing Associates (BDPA), Karen manages recruiting, talent development, community based Information Technology Workshops, community outreach and STEM related training for the 1500 member organization.