Karen Washington

Karen has worked in relationship management and private wealth management for over 30 years, with a specialty in client support and estate administration. Karen started her career in the airline industry and in non-profit management, then began working with Scott at Smith Barney Beverly Hills in 1995 and continued with he and Ira in the move to Merrill Lynch in 2006. Considered a valued team member and highly regarded by clients, after a brief retirement, Karen joined Beverly Hills Private Wealth.

With a background in Psychology from Spelman College and Claremont Graduate University, Karen is celebrated for her instinctive execution in client engagement and strategic thought leadership, which she delivers with critical thinking, creativity , integrity, and compassion. As a result, clients have come to know her as a stalwart fixture on the team in whom they can trust to decipher and resolve complex issues.

Karen and her husband, Stan enjoy global travel, art, and spending time with their adult children. They reside in View Park, CA with dreams of one day retiring in Northern Italy.