Experience

EXPERIENCE

A Well-Rounded and Knowledgeable Background

Karen Fenske applies her wealth of experience and education in assisting clients reach their financial goals.

 

Karen has developed a world of financial planning expertise and coaching knowledge through academic achievement and practical experience in a variety of sectors. This provides the basis for excellence in leading the Fenske Financial Coaching team and delivering meaningful client outcomes.

A Focus on Finance & Business

• RRC® Registered Retirement Consultant

• Bachelor of Applied Arts (BAA) Degree from Toronto Metropolitan University

• Licensed Insurance Agent since 2015

• 4 years as a Financial Advisor with a national investment company:

○ Provided full spectrum retirement & financial planning.

○ Developed over 200 comprehensive personal financial plans.

Delivered child and youth financial literacy workshops.

Achieved the Pillar Award.

Owner and Consultant of StratPoint Solutions from 2005-2015:

○ Developed comprehensive 3-5 year strategic plans, facilitated small and large group meetings, and management organizational development projects.

○ Clients included BC Cherry Association, BC Tree Fruits, BC Cranberry Marketing Commission, BC Vegetable Marketing Commission, Raspberry Industry Development Council, BC Blueberry Council, Certified Organic Associations of BC, Farmers Market Association of BC.

Mutual Fund Licensed with MFDA in 2015-2021.

• Canadian Association of Gift Planners Graduate.

• Strategic Human Resources Graduate, Royal Roads University.

A Focus on Coaching, Mediation,

& Group Facilitation

• Myers-Briggs Practitioner since 2005

• 10 years as a Strategic Planning Project Manager & Governance Coach.

• 2 years as a Tribunal Judge for the Ministry of Human Resources.

• 2 years as a Child Protection Worker for Family & Child Services.

• Crisis Line Volunteer Manager

• Managing Conflict in the Workplace Certification

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Farmers in Barn

• BC4H Fund Development Officer

• COABC Executive Director and Administrator

• Writer for BC Grower