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A professional member and current chapter president of the National Speakers Association, Karrie is also the Ordained Pastor at Living Gospel Church in Rio, WI and brings humor and engagement to any training event or conference. Karrie’s style is dynamic and energetic, captivating her audiences with real-life experiences. 

Karrie has also served as a leader in the business world for 19 years, with positions ranging from high-level leadership roles with a Fortune 500 company, to HR Director for a 20 location pharmacy chain, to more entrepreneurial positions. She has a strong background in leadership, human resources, healthcare, and ministry. Karrie is gifted in her ability to personally engage each group she interacts with, and leaves them feeling inspired, and ready to put their new tools into action.


“Karrie is great to work with! She comes prepared and makes my job easy but, more importantly, provides great content and concreate take-aways for our learners.” 

Sarah Sorum, PharmD Vice President, Professional & Educational Affairs, Pharmacy Society of Wisconsin

“Everyone LOVED your captivating presentation on Generational Differences in the Workplace. It sparked a lot of great conversation among employees throughout the rest of our training!”

Jolene Wouters, Executive Assistant Tri-North Builders

“Thank you for coming today and speaking about generational differences. The presentation was very engaging and provided a lot of great information that made a lot of sense. The feedback I’m receiving is very positive.”

Denise Statz, Programs Administrator SVA

“I wanted to thank you for your contribution to the success of the 2016 Home Energy Plus Training in Elkhart Lake!  I appreciate you working us into your schedule again this year and the amount of time you spent in getting to know the Home Energy Plus audience.  Your presentations, Coaching Skills That Build Thriving Cultures and Exploring Generational Differences to Increase Communication, Connection, and Productivity were both well received by those who attended the sessions.”

Kimberly Johnston, Marketing Manager-Strategy, WECC

“It is not often that I get any direct feedback from our members on the speakers, but I had several members come to me directly and tell me how much they enjoyed your presentation.  They commented on how “right on” you were in describing some of their workers and how they will need to rethink their approach to motivating the millennials in their workforce.”

–Tom Shimerda, Midwest Insulation Contractors Association

“Karrie is a gifted instructor. Because she has many years of experience with both Instructing and in the Corporate world, she knows a variety of creative teaching methods to ensure you learn what you need to. Her calming personality makes you feel completely comfortable. She is always encouraging and positive.”

–Victoria Lauersdorf, Education Event Manager with Wisconsin Assisted Living Association

“Karrie provided a wonderful experience for our team during a full day educational session on change for our entire leadership team. She quickly built rapport and credibility with the group, had command of the subject matter, and built in group activities and adult learning principles to solidify the concepts. It was a great experience and provided real value to our team.”

–Ann Roundy, VP of Employee Services at Columbus Community Hospital

“The Southern Wisconsin Baptist Association had two women's conferences one in 2013 and the other in 2014. I met Karrie while leading a workshop, years before, for Building Powerful Ministry Teams. I knew then she was an affluent speaker. I was planning the women's conferences and knew I needed to have a dynamic speaker, so I asked Karrie She did an amazing job and the ladies enjoyed her encouragement and knowledge, so I asked her back a second year. She is a very dynamic speaker and is knowledgeable on the subjects she leads. I would recommend her to anyone needing a top notch speaker!”

–Amanda Miller, Administrative Assistant at Briarcliff Baptist Church

“Karrie has such a love for the Lord and is so gracious about sharing her faith with others. Her spiritual and uplifting messages are easy to relate to.  She combines personal life experiences with biblical teachings and applies them to everyday life. Karrie is an inspiration to many. Once you have been blessed by her you will have a new friend in Christ.”

–Bonnie Mulhern, Co-Founder of One Heart Seminar


  • Wisconsin Credit Association
  • MICA (Midwest Insulation Contractors Association)
  • WI Home Energy Plus Conference
  • WALA (Wisconsin Assisted Living Association)
  • PSW (Pharmacy Society of Wisconsin)
  • Wisconsin Nursing Home Social Workers Association
  • WHCA/WiCAL (Wisconsin Health Care Association)
  • Workforce Development Board of South Central WI
  • Tri-North Builders
  • SVA
  • Columbus Community Hospital
  • U.S. Cellular
  • Penda Corporation
  • Flambeau Inc.
  • Food Fight Inc.
  • Hth companies Inc.
  • Midwest Food Service Expo
  • Wisconsin Valley Credit Union
626 Lincoln Ave.
Rio, WI 53960

Tel: 608-566-3936
Email: karrie@karrielandsverk.com
Web: www.karrielandsverk.com

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