Karen plays an active role in handling her personal and family's
finances. Beyond being the "family voice" in the business,
she manages her mother's portfolio and ensures her family's art
collection is preserved.
Recently, taking her son to the Detroit Institute of Art, she
excitedly pointed out the Anselm Kiefer painting that once hung in
their home before they gifted it to the museum. "The fact that
the family, along with the public, is able to experience that painting
is wonderful," she said.
She also prioritizes her philanthropic role in the community. Since
returning to Michigan, she has devoted time to several nonprofit
organizations. Recently, she became chair of The Jewish Fund after
serving on its board for fourteen years. It was another step in
carrying out the legacy of her father, who co-founded the organization
to fund health and welfare services for Metro Detroit's most
Through her commitment to community and family, Karen knows she is
honoring the values of her father and "bringing a little bit of
meaning" into the family enterprise.