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Karen Johnson

  • Coordinator of Student Org Finance Center


GALLUP CliftonStrengths – Top 5

  • Achiever
  • Relator
  • Context
  • Responsibility
  • Consistency

About Me

Karen joined Student Engagement (formerly the Office of Registered Organizations) in 2018 as an Account Technician. She has had a wealth of experience in the finance world even as a business owner for ten years. Prior to working in Student Engagement, Karen joined Illinois in 2007 as an Account Technician in the office of University Property Accounting & Reporting where she spent 11 years supporting finances at the University of Illinois System level.

Originally from Kentucky, Karen and her husband have three children: a daughter, Jamie and two stepsons, Bayley and Griffin. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, family vacations, camping, hiking, and has a love for photography.