How I can help you

Karen, can help improve business performance in operations, finance, and business development. 
As a Financier, Financial Management Consultant, Entrepreneur and Higher Education Instructor. Karen has helped a plethora of small business owners in the area of business operations, financial management support, budgets, business plans, and business development. Karen looks forward to providing world-class personal service to serve the needs of the consumers within the community to provide sustainable economic growth in their businesses. 
Karen E. Burks, began her career in the financial institution industry in 2007, at a community bank in Hammond, Louisiana. In 2009, she joined the credit union movement, where she served in career roles as a Loan Officer, Collector, and Branch Manager. In 2011, she became a member of the Louisiana Credit Union League Young Professionals Network Association. Karen serves as a Financial Management Consultant for her company Burks Management Firm LLC, where she aids her clients with tools to successfully meet their financial recovery through financial education. Karen is also an higher education instructor in New Orleans, LA. She has an Associate’s of Applied Science in Business Technology from Baton Rouge Community College in Baton Rouge, Louisiana; she has a Bachelor’s of Arts in Business Administration in Management from Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond, Louisiana and she has a Master of Arts in Management from the University of Redlands in Redlands, California. 
As a mentor for SCORE, I have knowledge, experience, and expertise to provide business advice to small business owners like yourself. Now, let's get down to the business! 


Areas of Expertise

  • Business Operations

Industry Experience

  • Banking, Finance & Insurance
  • Professional & Business Services
  • Nonprofit, Public and Professional Organizations



University of Redlands, 2014

Master of Arts in Management

Redlands, California

Southeastern Louisiana University, 2010

Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration

Hammond, Louisiana


Karen E. Burks

Communication Methods

  • Video