KCA Officer and Director Installation
Oct 04, 2022 11:45 AM
Karen Carlisle, 2022-23 KCA President
KCA Officer and Director Installation

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Karen Carlisle
Executive Director of Development
Kennesaw State University

Karen Carlisle joined the Kiwanis Club of Atlanta in 2015 and has served on the Interclub, Grants, Hospitality, and Invocations committees, on the club’s Board of Directors, and as Annual Fund chair of the KCA Foundation Board of Directors.   Previously, she was a member of the Kiwanis Club of Marietta.

She is the Executive Director of Development for Kennesaw State University, raising major gifts for student and faculty support since 2015. Before joining KSU, Karen was Vice President of Development & Communications (2006-2014) for Tommy Nobis Center, a Cobb County nonprofit that provides job training and employment for people with disabilities. 

Karen has 27 years of health care industry experience, heading Government & Public Affairs for Solvay Pharmaceuticals-US, and serving previously as Director of Marketing & Public Relations for Northside Hospital, HCA West Paces Hospital, and Georgia Hospital Association. 

Karen received her MA degree in Public Relations from Georgia State University, and a BA in Journalism from Auburn University.  Her community contributions include YWCA Academy of Women Leaders, Leadership Cobb, Honorary Commanders, Cobb Executive Women Steering Committee, and various leadership positions at First United Methodist Church of Marietta.  Karen is a native Atlantan, a proud War Eagle, and a doting grandmother of two.

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