Karen Larwin has been a methodologist and evaluator for a little more than 20 years; and in that time, she has managed to fit a lifetime’s worth of research, publications, and professional presentations. In 2007, Karen earned her Ph.D. in Evaluation and Measurement with an Applied Statistics Focus from Kent State University and an MPH from NEOMED. She is currently a tenured Professor of Educational Administration at Youngstown State University. Her research has appeared in over 50 scholarly peer-reviewed journals including Research in Higher Education, Journal for Counseling and Development, the International Journal of Evaluation and Research in Education, and the American Journal of Health Services. Karen has also presented over 50 times at professional conferences including the American Evaluation Association, the Conference on Higher Education Pedagogy, the Mixed Methods Research International Association, and the United States Consortium on Teaching Statistics. Outside of her academic achievements, Karen has earned an impeccable reputation as an honest, fair, and comprehensive evaluator. She has over 80 published evaluation projects and reports. Most of this work was generated by word of mouth referrals from collaborators who were impressed by her dedication, analysis, writing and presenting. As an external evaluator, Karen has experience with a variety of projects including 21st Century Grants, Straight A Fund Ohio Grants, and programs sponsored by the Institute for Educational Sciences. She has also conducted private, internal assessments for organizations looking to improve their day-to-day operations. Most importantly, Karen understands the value of practical analysis and evaluation to facilitate positive growth and change for an organization or program. She has the unique quality of taking complex, advanced methodologies and paring them down to the most vital pieces to guide organizational leaders in their decision making.