Prior to joining the DLC Board, Karen Grishaber worked in corporate branding at several Fortune 500 companies (Rockwell, GE and Abbott). She retired from Abbott in 2015 after managing commercial operations for Abbott’s Animal Health Division.
Karen currently works as a personal branding specialist and coach who helps professionals identify and express their unique talents to find new opportunities and to grow their career. She also founded two professional women’s networking groups and coached disadvantaged women as a volunteer for a global not-for-profit that empowers women to achieve economic independence.
Having lived with type 1 diabetes since 1984, Karen has served on the Wisconsin Affiliate Board of Directors and the ADA’s national Board of Directors, chaired its national Strategic Marketing Committee, and served on multiple ADA committees and task forces.