Karen, owner of both Red Bean Realty and New Orleans Louisiana Property Management, is very involved with shaping the Downtown community where she lives. She participates on the GNO, Inc Coalition for flood insurance reform, is a member of the New Orleans Chamber of Commerce and is Security Chair of the Warehouse District Neighborhood Association collaborating with the local Downtown Development District and Police Department. She has excellent relationships with bankers, mortgage brokers and attorneys that understand the subtle issues associated with closing a transaction in a City that lost integrity of land, mortgage and title records to flood and software complications. Karen received a Chemical Engineering Degree and MBA and has an Insurance Adjusters license in addition to her LA Real Estate Sales license and Real Estate Teaching Certificate. She is a National promoter of New Orleans having been selected to participate in three HGTV episodes.