Karen is the founder and CEO of Corrigan Partners LLC, a management consultancy providing strategic counsel on business, brand marketing and digital strategies to drive growth and create competitive advantage. Her clients include a diverse group of health systems, start-up companies, technology partners and other businesses. She is the leading proponent for market-driving innovations that create value, transform markets and build economic prosperity. Over the course of her career, she has worked as a health system executive, chief strategy officer, chief marketing executive and entrepreneur. In 1998, she founded and served as CEO of the Strategy Group (TSG), a strategic planning consultancy which merged with Navvis & Company (St. Louis) in 2008. Prior to TSG, Karen was corporate vice president for System Development atSentara Healthcare (Norfolk, VA), where she led strategic planning, business development, brand management, marketing, public affairs and development services. Karen is a graduate of Virginia Wesleyan College, active in health industry associations, and speaks and writes about competitive strategy in the health industry. She is a publisher of Chief Marketing Officer, a blog for healthcare executives.