How I can help you
Karen, can help improve business performance in operations, finance, and business development.
As a Financier, Financial Management Consultant, Entrepreneur and Higher Education Instructor. Karen has helped a plethora of small business owners in the area of business operations, financial management support, budgets, business plans, and business development. Karen looks forward to providing world-class personal service to serve the needs of the consumers within the community to provide sustainable economic growth in their businesses.
Karen E. Burks, began her career in the financial institution industry in 2007, at a community bank in Hammond, Louisiana. In 2009, she joined the credit union movement, where she served in career roles as a Loan Officer, Collector, and Branch Manager. In 2011, she became a member of the Louisiana Credit Union League Young Professionals Network Association. Karen serves as a Financial Management Consultant for her company Burks Management Firm LLC, where she aids her clients with tools to successfully meet their financial recovery through financial education. Karen is also an higher education instructor in New Orleans, LA. She has an Associate’s of Applied Science in Business Technology from Baton Rouge Community College in Baton Rouge, Louisiana; she has a Bachelor’s of Arts in Business Administration in Management from Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond, Louisiana and she has a Master of Arts in Management from the University of Redlands in Redlands, California.
As a mentor for SCORE, I have knowledge, experience, and expertise to provide business advice to small business owners like yourself. Now, let's get down to the business!
Areas of Expertise
- Business Finance & Accounting
- Business Strategy & Planning
- Business Operations
- Banking, Financial Services and Insurance
- Educational Services
- Consulting, Research and Business Services
- Nonprofit, Public and Professional Organizations
University of Redlands, 2014
Master of Arts in Management
Southeastern Louisiana University, 2010
Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration