Karen FistlerChief Marketing Officer

Karen has been a part of Independence Capital Financial Partners (ICFP) since its founding in 2012. Among the many marketing activities she provides, Karen created, and continues to develop, ICFP’s quarterly newsletter with the intent of incorporating a personal touch in communication with clients. Along with her marketing responsibilities, Karen is the event planner for ICFP’s annual Client Appreciation Breakfast as well as their annual Crosstown Classic fundraiser for Blue Cap. 

Karen was heavily involved in her children’s elementary school PTO for twelve years, where she planned multiple PTO sponsored family events. For many years Karen also has been, and continues to be, involved in activities and events which raise funds and awareness for Blue Cap, an organization dedicated to serving children and adults with developmental disabilities. In 2009 and 2010, Karen participated in the Chicago Avon Walk for Breast Cancer where she walked 39 miles in two days with a commitment to investing in research on the prevention, diagnostics, and treatment of breast cancer. 

Karen resides in Summerville, South Carolina, with her husband Brian, and their three children; Kaitlyn, Kira, and Tyler. In her leisure, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, traveling, volunteering, reading, and event planning.