Karie Reynolds, Communications Strategist + Connector
Karie Reynolds is a dynamic communications strategist and connector, driven by her passion for bringing people together and creating a positive impact. Her career has spanned national accounts and franchisee management, nonprofit fundraising, and integrated marketing for start-ups and small businesses. The common thread is Karie’s natural ability to understand the big picture and translate that vision into an on-target, strategic approach.
Known for her professionalism, kind and calm demeanor, and confidence, Karie approaches challenges with an unwavering determination to succeed. Her empathy, listening skills, and ability to read nonverbal cues have made her an outstanding communicator and a trusted advisor. Colleagues and clients appreciate Karie’s ability to create win-win partnerships, engage in meaningful discussions, and develop relationships with stakeholders across an organization.
Her professional background offers an example of her ability to seize opportunities. Karie transitioned into public relations after working in nonprofit fundraising for social service agencies. She launched her PR career at the California Market Center, representing the apparel and textile trade center and the business of fashion in Los Angeles. Laid off at six months pregnant, Karie took advantage of an opportunity to join a boutique PR firm. She launched her consulting practice with projects for MGM Consumer Products, Burke Williams, Burbank Town Center, and Paseo Colorado retail complexes.