Karen Stewart | Cleveland State University Professional Development Center in Cleveland


Karen Stewart


Karen owns and operates Karen Stewart Communications LLC, a consultancy providing diversified communication services in the areas of branding, public relations, integrated marketing and events. She has over 23 years of experience developing and implementing strategic and measurable marketing programs targeted to general market, multicultural and niche audiences.

Prior to becoming an entrepreneur, Karen was employed in New York, NY at Burson-Marsteller, then the world’s largest public relations firm, as a senior associate in their public affairs practice and at JP Morgan Chase where she was an assistant vice president in the marketing department. Before moving to New York, Karen worked in advertising in Cleveland, OH where she was employed by Stern Advertising and Liggett - Stashower.

Karen holds a M.S. in Mass Communication from Boston University (Boston, MA) with an emphasis in Marketing Communications. She is also a graduate of Spelman College (Atlanta, GA), where she earned a B.A. in English.