Karen is strong in body and spirit. She gives everything in life her absolute all. This was true with her battle with cancer, as well as her career. With a positive attitude, miracles can happen. We had the opportunity to sit down with Karen for a quick Q&A session.
Gotcha!: How long have you been in the promotional products industry?
Karen: I have been in the promotional product industry for 12 years.
Gotcha!: What is your favourite thing about our industry?
Karen: My favourite thing is my customers, love dealing with marketing people. Also being able to make recommendations to customers that will help them grow their business and be more effective.
Gotcha!: What would you attribute to your success?
Karen: Hard work, and perseverance. You must never give up and always keep a positive attitude. I’m open minded and love to learn everything that my suppliers will teach me so I can be a respected and be a valued resource to my customers.
Gotcha!: What do you like most about Gotcha?
Karen: I love the excitement of Gotcha! and what they can do for my customers. They are innovators and I want to be at the for front with them bringing cool new stuff to my customers. I sell more promo items because I engage my clients at a different level.
Gotcha!: If you were a Star Wars character, which one would it be?
Karen: I would be Luke Skywalker because he saves the day!
Gotcha!: What would I find in your refrigerator right now?
Karen: Energy drinks, fruit and vegetables.
Gotcha!: How would you explain a database in three sentences to your eight-year-old nephew?
Karen: A database is a way to organize your information in your computer. Like your dresser it has drawers and holds your cloths. One for pants and one for shirts. A database works the same way.
Gotcha!: If aliens landed in front of you and offered you any position on their planet, what position would you want?
Answer: I would want to be the commander.
Gotcha!: Outside of work, what is most important to you?
Answer: My friends and family. They make me strong.