Karen Gureghian has over 20 years of Human Resource management experience working for public and private organizations in the Twin Cities. In 2003, she launched her own consulting firm, which specializes in implementing the human resource function for small or start-up companies. In this role, Karen works directly with owners and presidents of companies and acts as a strategic HR
business partner and implementation specialist in the areas of policy and procedure documentation, recruiting, benefits, and HR function set-up. Prior to 2003, Karen worked as an HR Manager for Xilinx and FSI International.
Karen is a member of SHRM and has served as Secretary and Associate Director of Membership of the SHRM Minnesota State Council. She was an active member of HR Professionals of Minnesota 2003 – 2018. Karen served as President, VP Membership, SHRM Foundation Director, and Co-Chair for Professional Development where she was responsible for organizing the Fall and
Spring Conferences. She was a Chartering Member of HRP-MN and worked as part of a team to gain SHRM chapter affiliation.
Karen Gureghian, SHRM-SCP, SPHRiKaren earned her MBA from the University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, Minnesota and BA in