Karen McAndrews was born and raised in Indianapolis. She joined the Coast Guard right after graduation and served for 22 years. Before she retired, she discovered her love for video editing and started a video company in 1995, primarily doing wedding videos. Karen's focus is now more towards business promotional videos to help companies increase their speed of trust and to help with marketing those videos.
Prior to founding Making Performance Matter, Cindy worked in three global manufacturing organizations where she developed solid people strategies to grow their businesses to the next level. While employed at Knauf Insulation for 11 years, Cindy served as Director of Organizational Development and Human Resources for the North American division, and as Manager of Employee Development. She partnered with HR leaders and instituted world-class learning and development programs to build bench strength. Prior to this, Cindy developed her skills and perspective through a variety of roles at Keihin IPT and Cummins, Inc.