June 1962 – July 2013
Dr. Karen Berman, founder and president of the Business Literacy Institute, was a sought-after expert in the fields of business and financial literacy. Clients praised her ability to understand their business and develop meaningful and engaging programs.
Prior to founding the Business Literacy Institute, Karen was a consultant and held various management positions in the banking, investment, healthcare, and graphic arts industries.
Karen wrote and spoke nationally about business literacy. She coauthored Financial Intelligence (Harvard Business Review), a smart, no-nonsense business finance handbook for managers. As a result of the success of the Financial Intelligence book, Karen coauthored the Financial Intelligence series of books and a comic book under the same title.
Karen received a master’s and doctorate in organizational psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology and a bachelor’s of science degree in managerial economics with a minor in psychology from the University of California at Davis.
After Karen passed away Inc. Magazine published a tribute to the contributions she made.