Karen Slifka specializes in developing and managing grassroots, grasstops, and public relations campaigns.
Karen works with clients to develop comprehensive grassroots campaigns, including grassroots and grasstops mobilization, issue development, and media relations. She has also provided strategic and organizational services to candidates for office, state parties, and national campaign committees. She has extensive regional and national experience having worked in Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Wisconsin and Wyoming.
Prior to starting LS2group, Karen served as midwest regional political director for the Republican National Committee, where she advised state parties and candidates for federal office in eight states throughout the upper Midwest. In 2004, she served in a similar capacity for President Bush’s re-election campaign, and directed the grassroots campaign in the key battleground states of Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin. Her political experience also includes work with the National Republican Congressional Committee, several congressional and presidential campaigns, the Republican Party of Iowa, and Iowans for Tax Relief.
In addition to being a partner at LS2group, Karen is the founder and sole proprietor of Sgroup.
Des Moines, IA