Chair, Board of Directors
Karen Loucks Rinedollar is the Founder & Denver Coordinator of Project Linus, a nonprofit that has provided over seven million handcrafted security blankets to children in need of comfort around the globe.
She formed and is the Executive Director of Denver Speakers Bureau which provides professional athletes, Olympians and subject matter experts as professional presenters for conferences and events. Former Oprah guest and author of Working for Peanuts: The Project Linus Story, Karen is a motivational speaker inspiring corporate, nonprofit, educational and healthcare audiences to make a positive difference in our world.
Karen is the Chair of H.I.P.S. and enjoys making a difference in the lives of students and families who need a hand up, not a hand out. She earned her B.S. In Journalism and Public Relations from the University of Maryland and her Master’s Degree in Management and Leadership from Webster University.