Stephen Karp | Executive Coach and Leadership Development Consultant


Stephen Karp is a partner at JCris Consulting Group. Stephen offers the perspective of 27 years of business experience as a senior corporate human resources and finance executive, entrepreneur, salesman, and consultant. As President of Karp Solutions, he has become a trusted advisor and "go to" resource for leading organizations and professionals. Stephen Karp's abilities as a knowledgeable listener and innovative thinker, with access to outstanding resources, provides leading-edge, practical solutions to the burning issues faced by his clients. Karp Solutions delivers broad insights for organizations in the areas of financial services, human resources and workforce strategies, performance enhancements, cost reductions, revenue generation, compensation consulting, and employee benefits innovations.

After receiving a BS degree from the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School of Business and a MBA in finance from New York University, Stephen worked for ABC News, CBS, and Ryder System over the past 17 years. He held several positions in the human resources, finance, sales, and support operations functions.

After leaving Ryder, Stephen helped his clients write business plans, develop forecasts, design incentive plans, improve human resource process, and forge strategic partnerships. Stephen demonstrated success in his next role as Senior Managing Consultant for Mullin Consulting, a leading executive benefits consulting firm. In 2005 Stephen was successfully recruited by Spherion as an upgrade to the senior human resources team. Stephen became a key member of senior management and redefined the company's approach to total rewards until his departure in October 2008 when he founded Karp Solutions.

Stephen has presented to congressional staff on employee benefits and has published articles in national periodicals on topics such as healthcare reform, deferred compensation, long-term disability, benefits funding, and 529 plans.

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