Karen Cushing

SAGECare Business Development Lead

Karen Cushing is the Business Development Lead for SAGECare, a division of SAGE. Karen’s responsibilities include reaching out to service providers who work with seniors and sharing with them the significance of SAGECare’s LGBT credentialing training. She is devoted to creating awareness for LGBT older people and believes in teamwork. As Helen Keller said, “Alone we can do so little. Together we can do so much.”

Prior to joining SAGECare, she shared ownership of KCC Social Media. Prior to that, she was the Sales Manager for Mosquito Squad of Greater St. Louis. With a strong background in marketing and sales, she is ready to create awareness for LGBT older people.

She enjoys spending her spare time with her wife, Chris Cushing, and their two fur babies as well as walking along the beach, watching the Ohio State Buckeyes and rooting for the St. Louis Cardinals. Karen loves to promote positivity through quotes. Her favorite: “Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase.” –Martin Luther King Jr.