Karen Kahn graduated from West Virginia University with a Master’s in Rehabilitation Counseling and received a graduate certificate in Job Development and Job Placement for Individuals with Disabilities from George Washington University. Before joining DBVI, Karen worked as an Employment Resource Technician with the Dept. for Aging and Rehabilitative Services and as a Job Developer with Henrico County Dept. of Social Services. She received the Roy J. Ward Leadership Award presented by the Virginia State Rehabilitation Council.