Karen S. Byrd

Client Support Assistant
Wealth Management Services, Cincinnati - Kenwood

Karen joined Johnson Investment Counsel in 2020 as a Client Support Assistant.  Before joining Johnson, she was a Customer Relationship Advocate for Fidelity Investments for three years and a Customer Support Specialist for Sterling Cut Glass for thirteen years.  Karen is active in the Women’s and Prayer Ministries of her church and has served her community for 25 years as a Boone County School Board Member. 

Relevant Work Experience

Fidelity Investments, Client Relationship Advocate/Trader
Sterling Cut Glass, Customer Service Specialist


East Tennessee State University, A.S. Dental Hygiene

Community Involvement

Boone County Board of Education
Board Chair
Budget, Transportation, Facilities, Audit, and Council of Councils Committee Member
Boone County Business Association
Board of Directors (former)
Go Pantry
Kentucky Insurance Trust Board
Board Member
Kentucky School Board Association
Board of Directors, President


Kentucky School Board Association
Boone County Business Association
National School Board Association 
First Church of Christ

Highlights & Recognition

Twenty Year Service Recognition Boone County School Board (2015)
October 9 is "Karen Byrd Day" in Boone County, KY and the City of Florence, KY in Recognition of service to public education and Boone County Schools (2015)
Karen was also named Kentucky Colonel in 2021 on behalf of her service to the children in her community.