Professional speaker, trainer and entertainer Karen Kataline is the owner and President of The Center for Leadership Communication. Ms. Kataline received her Masters’ Degree from Columbia University and has practiced as a clinician and consultant.
Her expertise in health care marketing has earned her consulting contracts with physicians groups, nursing organizations and home health care companies. She has been a corporate trainer for business executives and taught communications, voice and diction, and public speaking as an adjunct professor at the New School for Social Research and Parsons School of Design in New York and Montclair State College, Fairleigh Dickenson University among others.
As a performer, she has toured the country in musical comedies, entertained on cruise ships and appeared in television and film. Her broadcast experience includes turns as a classical music radio announcer, news-caster, voice-over artist and of course, talk radio host. She lends her operatic voice to a variety of fundraisers and community events and has sung the National Anthem and God Bless America in numerous venues from State Legislatures to the New Jersey Nets.
In the political sphere, Ms. Kataline has run for public office, written guest editorials, and sat on community service organization boards. She is passionate about freedom, equal justice, independence of thought and personal responsibility.
In print, Ms. Kataline has published “The Legacy of Medical Mistakes” for the DES Action Voice and was interviewed as one of several experts on public speaking for an article in Cosmopolitan Magazine. “How to Talk Like a Grownup” She is the author of the book, FATLASH! Food Police & the Fear of Thin, a memoir about her “stage mother on steroids” and her participation in child beauty pageants.