Karen Chan

Karen serves as Chief Administrative Officer in the firm’s Chicago office. As a founding member of the firm, Karen works with the CEO and COO defining, implementing, and planning effective business operation and strategies for the firm.  Karen is responsible for all Administrative, Finance, Human Resources, Marketing/Public Relations, and IT functions for the firm. At the same time, Karen serves as Executive Assistant to the CEO.

Also in her role, Karen successfully established Reilly Partners’ Marketing Internship Program. In this program, students gain valuable work experience in a marketing and public relations role.

Prior to joining Reilly Partners, Karen was Executive Assistant to the President of the nation’s fifth largest executive search firm. She also has six years previous management experience in the retail industry.

Karen earned her BA in Communications with a minor in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from DePaul University in Chicago in 2002.