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Marketlauncherteam member
Karen
Leard
Senior Sales Development Specialist
Jacksonville, FL
Work Experience
Joined ML in September 2018
Career Began in 1981
Education
Bachelor of Arts (Business Administration, Summa Cum Laude) from Tift College of Mercer University

About Karen Leard

Karen has deep sales expertise, a passion for customer service, and the ability to forge long-lasting relationships. She excels at executing a consistent sales strategy for clients. 

Before joining ML, Karen worked with Publicis Touchpoint Solutions, Par Specialty Pharmaceuticals, Savient Pharmaceutical, Inc. (Quintiles), and Schering Pharmaceutical. Karen oversaw a territory of 135 specialty physicians in North Florida in Neurology, Bariatric Surgery, Endocrinology, ObGyn, Psychology, Oncology, and Internal Medicine. While at Publicis, she collaborated with Astra Zeneca Respiratory Franchise to increase market share for the inhaler product line with one-on-one scientific presentations, targeted routing, key sample placement, and dinner program presentations.  

Karen is an avid reader and traveler. Past activities include Member of the Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce, Big Brothers, Big Sisters, and St. Vincent DePaul Society. She loves traveling, especially Italy (six trips), Spain, France, Portugal, and Israel. In addition, she enjoys trying new pasta recipes and wines. Karen is an Atlanta Braves fan (2021 World Series Champs!), an avid reader, and collects shark’s teeth.   

“My Sales Development Specialist role with MarketLauncher allows me the opportunity to work hard at a job worth doing well all within a non-routine flexible schedule complete with challenges and opportunities to improve and excel!”