A Fourth Generation Southerner, Karen Alexander was born in Charlotte, North Carolina. Alexander worked her way through college at the University of South Carolina and graduated with a BS in Marketing and Economics. Later, she attended Queens University earning a MAT in education. Her career spanned eight years in bank marketing, eight years in sales and marketing, and finally fourteen years in education. Karen Alexander has been happily married for 43 years. She is a mother and grandmother who cares deeply for the future of our country and enjoys teaching, riding Harleys, photography, sewing, reading, dancing, music, (classical and 60’s), hunting and eating game.