Karen Lloyd learned of the East Central Indiana SDBC through her work as a program coordinator with the Ball State Entrepreneurship Center. In 2021, she joined the East Central Indiana SBDC as a Business Advisor. In 2022, she was promoted to the East Central Regional Director. Karen’s goal is to use good communication and to lead with empathy to help small businesses in the community. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business and Marketing from Ball State’s Miller School of Business and is earning a Master’s degree in Communications Studies from Ball State.