With more than 24 years’ expertise in Human Resources at Fortune 100 companies, Karen Sparks is a results-focused leader who delivers Leadership Development, Human Resource Strategy, Employee Engagement, Change Management, Diversity, Workforce Management and Coaching solutions that help companies harness the full power of one of their most valuable assets—their people. She is dedicated to creating robust organizational cultures that promote continuous growth and cultivate customer loyalty by empowering and motivating employees to realize their full potential and bring their best to the job.

Karen has United States and global human resource experiences from multinational corporations where she has demonstrated her ability to favorably impact manufacturing, engineering, operations and headquarters teams.  She is highly regarded for her expertise that strengthens leaders and results in high performing teams, increased employee engagement and retention, and a culture of inclusion.

Throughout her career, she has been a valued business partner bringing trustworthy, insightful and credible perspective to executives that lead to solutions to complex employee relations, compensation, retention, equity and inclusion, and organizational challenges.

Karen holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Speech Communication and Political Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

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Karen Sparks

Lead HR DEI Consultant