Karen Keogh is the Head of Global Philanthropy at JPMorgan Chase & Co. In this role, Karen leads the overall strategy for the firm’s global philanthropic investments in expanding economic inclusion around the globe by overseeing the JPMorgan Foundation, employee engagement and volunteerism, and the Office of Nonprofit Engagement.
JPMorgan Chase is a leader in philanthropy with investments in communities and nonprofit organizations across 39 countries. In 2018, the firm announced a new commitment to increase community investments by 40 percent over the next five years reaching $1.75 billion.
Karen joined JPMorgan Chase in 2010 as Managing Director and Head of State and Local Government Relations, overseeing the firm’s lobbying and political activities in states and municipalities nationwide, as well as a broad set of civic engagement initiatives.
Before joining JPMorgan Chase, Karen was the President of KPK Strategies, a boutique public affairs firm based in New York City. She has an extensive background in government, public policy and politics with experience on the national, state and local levels. From 2002 to 2009, Karen served in a number of key roles for then-U.S. Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton, including as the Senator’s New York State Director and as the campaign manager for Clinton’s successful re-election bid in 2006.
Karen currently serves as a trustee for the Stony Brook Foundation, a board member of iFoster, and an ex-officio member of the Brooklyn Botanical Garden. She resides in Windsor Terrace, Brooklyn with her husband Mike and their daughter.