Karen Rivera-Gorski

Ops Transformation Leader
Karen Rivera Gorski


Karen brings a 15+ year history of operating at a tactical, strategic, and operational level with expertise in the day-to-day oversight of operational functions, including sales and business development, human resources, finance, accounting, marketing, IT & business infrastructure, and website and social media facilitations. With depth in the healthcare, banking, and public sector industries, she has a strong track record of successfully managing cross-functional initiatives and finding opportunities for process improvements and workflow efficiencies. Karen applies her strong verbal and written communication skills in delivering engaging presentations, facilitating workshops, and developing written content and correspondence.

Professional Background

Karen has held executive advisory and management consulting roles at leading global consulting firms Lee Hecht Harrison (LHH) and Booz Allen Hamilton, as well as a corporate leadership development role at Penn Medicine (University of Pennsylvania Health System). She has a broad background in both public and private sector consulting with expertise in government contracting and healthcare.


Karen graduated from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, with a B.A. in Political Science. She holds numerous certifications, including professional coaching (ACC, ICF, SHRM-SCP, Gallup), six sigma (Black Belt), and change management (Prosci).


When not at work, Karen loves to cook, entertain, dance, travel, and throw parties. She is also a former pastry chef and cake designer and even won for “best cakes” of New Jersey by New Jersey Magazine.

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