Gilda’s Club Louisville | Staff | Karen Morrison
Karen Morrison

Karen Morrison

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Karen Morrison has had more than 30 years experience in non-profit (serving in roles such as Program Director, Development Director, Chief Operating Officer (American Red Cross) and Major Gifts Officer (American Cancer Society). She has served as the President & CEO of Gilda’s Club since 2007, the year it opened.

As the CEO, Karen often says she does “a little bit of everything, including a lot of juggling.” Working directly with the Board of Directors, Karen focuses a lot on strategic planning, fund development, and team building. While she is often on the go or in a meeting, she is happy to meet with anyone about anything.

An avid volunteer, Karen serves in several leadership roles for the Louisville Rotary Club, has been a Girl Scout Troop Leader for t13 years, is a PTA member of St. Francis, and, as the mother of a longtime survivor, works a call line for parents of newly diagnosed children.


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