Karen Jamesely is Chief Operating Officer for Menai Financial Group with 30 years of experience in Financial Services. She has deep expertise in the areas of Strategic Planning, Talent Development/Executive Recruitment, Executive Compensation, M&A Integration and Succession Planning.
Karen spent the majority of her career at Morgan Stanley in the Human Resources Division where she ultimately became the Firm’s Global CHRO. She was the HR Lead on transformational events such as the Dean Witter merger, Discover Card spin off and Smith Barney acquisition. After leaving Morgan Stanley, Karen joined Korn Ferry as a Senior Client Partner in the Financial Service Practice focusing on identifying and delivering consultancy services across the entire talent spectrum. Key initiatives included digital transformation, early leader development and succession planning.
Karen holds a B.A. in Psychology with a concentration in Marketing from Pace University.