Chief Financial Officer
Karen has been with our firm since 2000. She earned a Bachelor's in Business from Mississippi State University and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of North Alabama. Karen provides strategic management of the accounting and finance functions for Cooley and Labas Financial Advisors. She also oversees financial system implementation and management. She coordinates payroll, human resource onboarding as well as marketing and client events for our company. Karen keeps up with compliance issues for all communication channels, coordinates special projects, and maintains our facilities.
Karen has been married to Greg Cooley since 1986. They have two daughters, Hannah and Sarah. Karen enjoys working in her church, as well as participating in volunteer work throughout the community. She also enjoys gardening, sewing, and reading