Employee Spotlight – Karen Keinsley

What year did you join Slattery & Holman?

Tell me a little about where you attended college and the degree(s) you earned? Any special accomplishments.
I attended IU Southeast in New Albany, IN.  I majored in business with a concentration in accounting.

What is your favorite thing about living in Indiana?
The people.  Hoosier hospitality really does make a difference.

Tell me a little about your family.
I have been married for 40 years to a wonderful man who is the most patient person I know.  We have two grown sons who are married and have blessed us with 5+ grandchildren.  Number 6 is due in November 2021.  We live on 13 acres in Madison County.  I grew up on a farm, so I enjoy being outdoors and everything Mother Nature has to offer.

If you didn’t have to sleep, what would you do with the extra time?
I don’t sleep much, so there’s not much extra time.

What is a new skill that you would like to master?
Sign Language

What’s the farthest you’ve ever been from home?
3,644 miles – Fairbanks, Alaska

What question would you most like to know the answer to?
What do I want to be when I grow up?

What is the most impressive thing you know how to do?
I know how to ballroom dance.

What was the best compliment you’ve ever received?
A friend told me I was the nicest person they had ever known.

What is your favorite smell?

If you had a clock that would countdown to any one event of your choosing, what event would you want it to countdown to?
My last day on the earth.  Every day is precious, so I don’t want to waste them.

What’s the most unusual thing you’ve ever eaten?
Groundhog or raccoon

What was your first job?
Hostess at IHOP

If you could have any super power, what would it be?The power to help others know they are loved and that you don’t have to follow the crowd. It’s ok to just be yourself.