Phoenix Aviation Advisory Board - Member
Karlene Keogh Parks, Vice Chair
Karlene Keogh Parks is a Senior Vice President at USI Insurance Services, one of the largest insurance brokerage companies in the United States. They are a premier property and casualty, employee benefits, personal risk and retirement brokerage and consulting firm.
Before joining USI, Karlene owned her own agency. She has over 30 years of experience in the insurance industry and a background of professional leadership and civic involvement. She has been on several boards including Boy’s and Girl’s Club, past chair, Fresh Start Woman’s Foundation, charter member, Phoenix Rotary 100, past president and Civic Improvement Corporation, past president.
In 2013 Karlene started the Keogh Health Connection naming the nonprofit after her late husband, Kevin Keogh. The Keogh Health Connection provides services for the most vulnerable individuals with diverse backgrounds. They connect people to affordable health care, food stamps, nutrition assistance and financial support in times of personal struggle. Keogh has helped thousands of women, children and families on their way to self-sufficiency.
Karlene studied at the University of Munich and earned her BA degree from Arizona State University.
Karlene is a breast cancer survivor.