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Karen J. Kessler is a recognized leader in the public relations industry. Kessler is the founder and president of Evergreen Partners, a public relations firm specializing in reputation management, crisis communications and litigation support. She is the region’s most sought-after crisis and reputation management consultant, having counselled corporations, public institutions and high-profile individuals facing allegations of legal, business and personnel misconduct, political corruption, professional integrity issues, social media fallout, large-scale public investigations and other sensitive matters.Kessler is a frequent speaker on corporate and Board best practices, corporate reputation, and women in leadership. Her commentary and interviews have appeared in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Star Ledger, CNN, MSNBC and Inside Edition, among others. She served as technical consultant to television shows, “THE GOOD WIFE” and “NASHVILLE”, and as an on-air reputation consultant to the “NBC TODAY SHOW”.