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Karen Landry

Executive DirectorWar on Poverty - Florida, Inc.


Karen L. Landry is President/Executive Director of the War on Poverty - Florida, Inc., a 501(c)(3) Florida nonprofit organization. Karen is a Principal with Organizational Development Resources, Inc. and Village Architects, Inc.


Karen's experience as a practitioner in the asset development and community development arena has provided a fresh perspective in community revitalization; implementing customized strategies "asset building blocks," Turning Points and Assets for Change Forums for building wealth in target communities in Florida. She has assisted residents and community leaders in processes to determine their strategic vision, build collaborative partnerships, and establish and implement strategic objectives.


Karen also has designed and implemented leadership development programs, performance management systems, management information systems, and enterprise training solutions. She has led and managed teams to assess the organizational climate, and employee and customer needs through surveys, interviews and focus groups.


Karen has lead, managed and delivered projects in:




Karen is a graduate of Jacksonville University with a Bachelors degree in Business and Computer Information Systems. She is a Certified Instructional Designer and Competent Toastmaster. Karen currently serves on the Board of Directors for the City Kids Art Factory, Women of Color Cultural Foundation Auxiliary, and has served on the Florida League of Cities NMTC Fund LLC Advisory Board.


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