Karen Keogh

Karen Keogh

Head of Global Philanthropy, JPMorgan Chase & Co.

As Head of Global Philanthropy for JPMorgan Chase & Co., Karen directs the overall strategy for the firm’s global philanthropic investments in expanding economic inclusion around the globe. She also oversees employee engagement and volunteerism, leveraging the skills and expertise of JPMorgan Chase employees to help the firm’s nonprofit partners address social and economic challenges.

JPMorgan Chase is a global leader in philanthropy with over $220 million annually invested in communities and nonprofit organizations across 40 countries and spanning six continents.

Karen joined JPMorgan Chase in 2010 as Managing Director and Head of State and Local Government Relations, overseeing the firm’s lobbying and political activities in states and municipalities nationwide, as well as a broad set of civic engagement initiatives.

Before joining JPMorgan Chase, Karen was the President of KPK Strategies, a boutique public affairs firm based in New York City. She has an extensive background in government, public policy and politics with experience on the national, state and local levels. From 2002 to 2009, Karen served in a number of key roles for then-U.S. Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton, including as the Senator’s New York State Director and as the campaign manager for Clinton’s successful re-election bid in 2006.

Karen currently serves as a Trustee for the Stony Brook Foundation and as a Board Member of the Emerald Isle Immigration Center. She resides in Windsor Terrace, Brooklyn with her husband Mike and their daughter.


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