Karen Haley Allen, M.A. Organization Development - USF, has 20+ years’ experience in leadership development, organizational change, coaching, and learning. A lifelong learner, she focuses on bridging people with the knowledge, skills, and strengths needed to succeed in leading organizations and teams, managing change, and fulfilling their life mission.
She coaches leaders and their teams in holistic Change Management - focused on managing people through change, building communication strategies, and engaging stakeholders in cultural shifts. She is inspired and committed to working with leaders and international organizations to implement leadership and transformational change programs to align their business success with values and purpose that is sustainable and serves the Worldwide communities.
Karen teaches at the University of California, Berkeley in the Leadership and Management and Human Resources Programs as well as in the MBA leadership programs at International Technological University. She was a Lead Faculty member and adviser in the School of Business, Education and Leadership at Dominican University, teaching courses including Strategies for Leading Change and The Soul in Business.
At ITU, she supported the launch of the ITU Toastmasters Club, sponsored by Dr. Amal and co-founded by Professor Patty Wiggin. Karen has been a Toastmaster for 15+ years, serving as Club President, VP of Education and VP of Marketing. She has appeared on TV Toastmaster Time several times.
Karen has taught High Performance Leadership and Organizational Leadership Theories at ITU, since joining the faculty in January, 2015. She is honored to be teaching Organizational Leadership Theories Spring Trimester, 2016 as an online course.
Karen founded HALEY ALLEN ASSOCIATES - Our mission is to challenge and empower leaders and their teams to align their deepest values with business results. She facilitates retreats and leads groups through workshops, webinars and seminars – Building Trust to Get Results, Managing Through Turbulent Times, and Leading with Spirit.
Specialties: Leadership Development, Organizational Change, Creativity, Performance Management, Conflict Communication, Group Dynamics and Facilitation, High Performance Teams, Learning Systems, Motivational Speaking, Spiritual Coaching, and Culture Transformation.