Karen Bennetts | NAWBO
2022 to 2023
Board of Directors
National Chair
2021 to 2022
Board of Directors
2020 to 2021
Board of Directors
2019 to 2020
Board of Directors
Secretary | Treasurer
2018 to 2019
Board of Directors
Little Red Bird
226 Baldwin Ave
Charolette, NC 28204-3110

Karen is founder & owner of Little Red Bird, a brand development and strategic creative services firm that helps companies discover and express their brand voices through creative communications. LRB supports organizations in segments such as education and non-profits, retail, financial services, healthcare, and construction.

Karen delivers brand and creative strategy development, and oversees day-to-day project and fiscal management, media planning and buying, and research for the firm’s clients.

Prior to founding Little Red Bird in 2008, Karen led her own marketing consulting firm and has served in senior roles in advertising firms in Charlotte, N.C., Rochester, N.Y., and New York, N.Y.

Karen serves as Chair of the National Board of Directors for the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO), is past president of the NAWBO Charlotte Chapter, and past chair of the National Presidents Assembly Steering Committee.

Karen and her husband live in South Charlotte, NC, and have two daughters.