Welcome. Karen Richardson is a professional with varied experience in communications, project management, and marketing. This site provides an online portfolio demonstrating her work, most recently as a communications director for the National Center for Families Learning, as well as other organizations.

She has worked in the following industries: education, healthcare, professional services, non-profit, and retail. Her skills include communications strategy, project management, strategic marketing, content development, event production, social media strategy, brand management, and creating order from chaos.

Her full resume is available on the professional page here. The professional samples page is also available for your perusal.

Contact: KHRichardson5@gmail.com
Phone: 502-296-7634


B.A. in Journalism, Western Kentucky University, Public Relations major, Writing and Business minor

Certified Associate in Project Management (2020)

Leadership Louisville Graduate (class of ’02)

Focus Louisville Graduate (September 1994)


  • Project Management Institute current member
  • Maya Collection board member (2020 – present)
  • Youth group leader (2013 – 2018)
  • School of the Arts Booster President (2012 – 2018)
  • Kentucky Shakespeare Festival board member (2009 – 2015), past chairman
  • Hands-On Louisville founding board (2003 – 2006)
  • Focus Louisville Alumni board (2003 – 2004)
  • The Mint Jubilee – a derby-eve celebrity gala with over 1,000 in attendance, Chair Emeritus (1997 to 2006)