Karen Pierson

Technology Associate


SharePoint, Salesforce, Office programs, technology training, and onboarding


Karen Pierson is a Technology Associate based in our Chicago office and has been with the firm since 2006. Her work includes managing and administering the firm’s digital platforms, including SharePoint and Salesforce. On a day-to-day basis, Karen works to troubleshoot challenges and optimize the use of technology throughout the firm. She also facilitates new employee onboarding and assists with overall office management. She enjoys opportunities to:

  • Determine how technology can increase workflow efficiency
  • Educate staff on new technology and processes
  • Onboard new employees, welcoming them into our firm's culture

Karen has a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Photography and Art History from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where she co-founded Clear the Furniture art gallery for non-conforming artists. During her undergraduate education, she spent a year abroad at the University of Wolverhampton, England, studying photography and film.

Prior to joining Campbell & Company, Karen worked for a web marketing agency as a website developer. She is formerly a licensed Esthetician and make-up artist with a degree from the Aveda Institute Chicago and has worked in the retail and spa industry in Chicago. Karen is happy to apply the professional and people skills she learned in these previous roles to her mission-driven work at Campbell & Company.

In her free time, Karen continues to pursue her passion for photography and enjoys volunteering as a Coach for One Million Degrees, an organization that empowers low-income, highly motivated community college students to succeed in school, in work, and in life.