Karen Kanes Floyd

Class of 2008 Fellow, Mentor

CEO and Founder, The Palladian Group; CEO and Founder, TPGU; Board Chairman and President, TPGU II; Founder and CEO, Palladian View; Co-Owner, Couture Closets; Managing Partner, DT Investments

Location

Spartanburg

Occupation

CEO and Founder, The Palladian Group; CEO and Founder, TPGU; Board Chairman and President, TPGU II; Founder and CEO, Palladian View; Co-Owner, Couture Closets; Managing Partner, DT Investments

Career History

Vice President, Flagstar Corporation (Denny's, Quincy's, El Pollo Loco, Coco's Carrows); Chief Magistrate, Spartanburg County Magistrate Court; Partner, King, Hray and Kanes; Assistant Solicitor, the 7th Judicial Circuit Solicitor's Office

Education

J.D., the University of South Carolina School of Law; B.A., Goucher College

Community Involvement

Former State Chair, South Carolina Republican Party; Former chair, Spartanburg County Council; Boards - Urban League of the Upstate and South Carolina Governor's School of the Arts Advisory Board; Previous boards - South Carolina State Ports Authority and the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources

Mentor

Ashley Allen

Mentee(s)

Margaret Young