Karen Neal

Karen Neal

Vice President of Finance & Administration

Karen brings three decades of business and financial experience to Cooksey.  Her diverse background, which ranges from working with Fortune 500 companies to owning her own business, informs her unique perspective to approaching Cooksey’s financial and business administration issues. In her role as vice president of finance & administration, Karen is tasked with ensuring all the “behind-the-scenes” activities align with the firm’s culture, business philosophy and company goals.

Karen earned her undergraduate degree in computer information systems from the University of North Texas, and also possesses a paralegal certificate, an associate degree in accounting and a graduate certificate in occupational safety and health.

What inspires you?
Achieving a task that is difficult or outside my comfort zone.

What are your favorite hobbies?
Traveling, scuba and movies.

What can’t you do without?
My family.

What’s the best advice anyone has given you?
Work smart, don’t take things personally and enjoy what you do for a living.