Shift Up Now

Executive Director


As Executive Director of Shift Up Now, Karen is a nationally recognized ambassador for women in racing. Her 35-year racing career spans NASCAR, SCCA, NASA, Vintage, and ALMS events, securing more than 200 first place finishes and 6 Championship titles. A U.S. Air Force veteran, aircraft mechanic, car builder, personal coach, and driving instructor, Karen competes in her Factory Five Daytona Coupe.