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Calm in a crisis: Why Conor McGregor has learned to turn to N.J.’s Karen Kessler

ROI has detailed the relationship between Evergreen's Karen Kessler and UFC champion Conor McGregor in their recent story. Tom Bergeron from ROI writes, "The phone was blowing up by her bedside. The emails were arriving from all points of the globe. The texts were coming rapid-fire. That’s what happens when you are the so-called “brand [...]

By |April 1st, 2019|Evergreen|Comments Off on Calm in a crisis: Why Conor McGregor has learned to turn to N.J.’s Karen Kessler

Karen Kessler Named to the 2019 NJBIZ Power 100

  NJBIZ has once again named Evergreen CEO Karen Kessler to the 2019 NJBIZ Power 100, recognizing her as one of the most powerful and influential figures in New Jersey. NJBIZ said about Kessler, "When businesses become embroiled in controversy, Karen Kessler at Evergreen Partners is the person to call. Whether it’s white collar crime [...]

By |March 25th, 2019|Evergreen, News, Press|Comments Off on Karen Kessler Named to the 2019 NJBIZ Power 100

Karen Kessler Named to the ROI Influencers Power List 2019

  ROI has recognized Evergreen's own, Karen Kessler,  as one of the most powerful consultants in New Jersey by naming her to the Influencers Power List 2019. ROI said about Kessler, "Her firm continues to be a leader in crisis management — and continues to grow. Its client list is now national and international. 'Karen’s [...]

By |February 28th, 2019|Evergreen, News, Press|Comments Off on Karen Kessler Named to the ROI Influencers Power List 2019

Karen Kessler in the Wall Street Journal: Her Take on the “Worst Job in America”

The Wall Street Journal said that life on the receiving end of 2,500 often profanity-laced tweets a day from angry commuters venting to @MTA can be intense so they asked Karen Kessler for her take on the "Worst Job in America". In a front page story about the MTA responding to irate tweets from NYC [...]

By |May 9th, 2018|Evergreen|Comments Off on Karen Kessler in the Wall Street Journal: Her Take on the “Worst Job in America”

Karen Kessler Again Named to the NJBIZ Power 100 List

Karen Kessler was included on this year's Power 100 List by NJBIZ, highlighting her impressive track record of affecting change. The editor of NJBIZ, Howard Burns, noted that "power" can be defined in many different ways, therefore making the list a daunting task for those in charge of creating it. He further explained how his realization that [...]

By |March 26th, 2018|Evergreen|Comments Off on Karen Kessler Again Named to the NJBIZ Power 100 List

Karen Kessler Shares Thoughts on Gender Parity in Our Nation’s Boardrooms

Gender parity in the nation’s boardrooms was projected to happen in 2055, but a recent report pushed up the timeline by seven years. While it’s not going to take longer than estimated last year, it will still be a long time coming, according to the latest Equilar Gender Diversity Index released. In the fourth quarter of 2017, [...]

By |February 14th, 2018|Evergreen|Comments Off on Karen Kessler Shares Thoughts on Gender Parity in Our Nation’s Boardrooms

ROI-NJ Features Karen Kessler and Her Role in the Fight Against Harassment

Sexual harassment. It is common, career-altering and currently celebrity-driven. And it is a serious workplace issue that three New Jersey power women are facing head on. “The calls became more frequent in the fall and come in almost daily,” Karen Kessler, principal and co-founder of Evergreen Partners, a strategic communications firm in Warren, said. “We [...]

By |January 31st, 2018|Evergreen|Comments Off on ROI-NJ Features Karen Kessler and Her Role in the Fight Against Harassment

NJBIZ interviews Karen Kessler: “Crisis averted: where companies go when bad news starts coming in waves”

“We consider who the audience is and the best way to reach them. But a client has to be upfront with us, or we can’t successfully assist them.” In the case of Ailes — who resigned in 2016, and then died in May — “there was a serious divide between the way Roger wanted to [...]

By |January 3rd, 2018|Evergreen|Comments Off on NJBIZ interviews Karen Kessler: “Crisis averted: where companies go when bad news starts coming in waves”

NJ.Com asks Karen Kessler: “The Kevin Spacey scandal: Will the actor ever work again?”

"I think that when you're talking about a 14-year-old boy and a 26-year-old man, most people have such an aversion to hearing that," says Warren-based crisis manager Karen Kessler. "He really dug his own grave on this one." It's a question that has accompanied many recent high-profile reports of sexual misconduct and assault: Once accused, [...]

By |November 13th, 2017|Evergreen|Comments Off on NJ.Com asks Karen Kessler: “The Kevin Spacey scandal: Will the actor ever work again?”