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Karen McDonald

Karen McDonald

Board Governance (Ministry)


Karen D. McDonald is the Executive Director of Employee Success and Title IX Coordinator at Dallas Theological Seminary. She is an organizational development and transformation expert and a certified executive coach. She holds a B.S.I.E..E from Wayne State University in Detroit, MI, and an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago.

Karen is a longtime member of Moody Memorial Church in Chicago, IL, where she is a dedicated member of the Kadima Ministry and the In Focus Community.

She is the founder and C.E.O. of K.D.M. Consulting and Coaching Solutions, providing organizational development expertise in strategic planning and facilitation, change management, talent management, leadership development, employee engagement, and culture including diversity, equity, and inclusion before launching her firm, McDonald enjoyed a more than 20-year career in the consulting and financial services industries—serving in senior consulting roles with Deloitte and PricewaterhouseCoopers and as Head of Talent Management with Zurich North America.