Karen Garven


As the Senior Creative & Accounts Manager in AmPhil’s Direct Response Group, Karen Garven reviews the artwork and copy for our clients’ integrated marketing campaigns, provides strategic guidance on creative planning, develops workflows, and helps manage the production arm of the group. She also has a soft spot for mentoring new direct response professionals, and she provides training and resources for colleagues outside the group.

Prior to her arrival at AmPhil in 2016, Karen worked in the publishing industry as an editor, where she managed the simultaneous production of twenty-four academic journals on subjects ranging from law to obstetrics.

Karen completed her master’s degree in English at Villanova University and received her bachelor’s degree from Messiah College (now Messiah University). She lives in the Denver metro area and loves hiking and singing—sometimes at the same time!