Karen Shakoske leads Janney’s Marketing and Corporate Communications Group, a team responsible for the delivery of the Firm’s brand strategy, digital strategy, marketing communications for sales and business development support, corporate communications, and community and public relations. She is a member of the Firm’s Executive Leadership Team.

Karen brings over 20 years of professional services marketing experience to Janney, in such areas as advertising, financial advisor marketing support, internal communications, and community relations. She also held marketing positions at Parker/Hunter Incorporated, Carnegie Mellon University, Tucker Arensberg, P.C., and Allegheny General Hospital, all located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Within Janney, Karen is the executive sponsor of the Janney Early Career Professionals Employee Resource Group, past executive sponsor and co-founder of Janney Women’s Interactive Network Employee Resource Group, and mentor in Janney’s ASCEND mentoring program. In the community, Karen is a member of the Children’s Scholarship Fund of Philadelphia’s Breaking Barriers Campaign Committee, CHIEF, 100 Women in Finance, The Forum of Executive Women Philadelphia, the Women in Investing Network of Philadelphia, the Financial Communications Society, and the International Association of Business Communicators. In addition, she is a past-President of the Allegheny College Alumni Council, a former board member of First Person Arts, a former board member and 2007 Fellow of LEADERSHIP Philadelphia, and a graduate of the KPMG Executive Leadership Institute for Women.

Karen received her bachelor’s degree from Allegheny College.

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