Karen Orell is an Internationally renowned speaker, author and community leader who is dedicated to improving the lives she touches. She has counseled and inspired thousands through her radio shows, seminars and in-person consultations.

As an adviser, consultant and coach Karen guides business owners and entrepreneurs at key junctures in their development needing assistance to move to the next level. Coaching includes a unique blend of assisting the owners in changing their own perspective and “rethinking” the business to shift to a more prosperous future.

Karen’s expertise includes handling human relations issues, staff training, corporate and product promotion, customer service, writing up and establishing new policies and procedures, development of feasibility studies, business plans and budgets, financial needs analysis, internal and external audits, FDA submission and clinical trials, cost management, vendor management, inventory management, and employee support systems. Direct experience with wholesale, retail and manufacturing companies in the following industries: insurance, hospitality, consumer electronics, education, healthcare, alternative health, fine arts, entertainment industry, book and music publishing, medical and spa services.

Karen’s Expertise & Knowledge

Teaching, Training & Seminar Experience

Rowe University-Core Faculty
San Diego City College-Guest lecturer
Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising-Guest lecturer and mentor
Chain Reactions, Inc-Core Presenter and Event Leader for both US and foreign seminars and workshops
Advanced Data Institute, Inc-Core Presenter and Event Leader
Women for Health, Inc – Head Presenter and Event Leader
The Creative Awareness Center of Sacramento-Core teacher
Sacramento Waldorf School-Assistant Teacher
San Francisco Whole Life Expo Speaker
Los Angeles Whole Expo Speaker

Published Works

Step Into Your Vision Book

Thank God I Went through Hell Book

Parent’s Guide to Personal Computers Published by Prentice Hall

PFT 1-2-3 Personal Fertility Tester Instruction Manual

Aladin The Software That Means Business Users Guide


Creator, author and voice for the Dream Warrior Guided Dream Journey Series. A seven tape series for creating the life you prefer through guided dream imagery and hemisync brain-wave activity.

IBM computer voice for the first IBM speaking computer


Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado-BS in Social Sciences (Psych/Anthro)

FIDM-Specialized Certificate in Design-15 month post graduate program

Bauman College-Diet Counselor Certification

Rudolph Steiner College-Biodynamic and organic farming

NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Certified Educator

JTS Advisors- Accountability Coaching Certification

Eric Lofholm Silver Protege Sales Training Program

Business Management Training


Women’s Achievement Award

Sacramento Innovative Product Award


6137891 – Variable geometry electromagnetic transducer
5627903 – Variable geometry electromagnetic transducer
5872855 – Multiple voice coil, multiple function loudspeaker
5837197 – Positive fertility testing and reproductive health system