Karen Bentley

Founder and President
Bentley Consulting Group, LLC



Karen has over 30 years of experience in healthcare, medical sales, and community leadership and parlays that experience into real-life results for her clients. Karen’s passion is to develop strong leaders armed with the tools to succeed professionally and personally. Her impressive track record of sales success with a Fortune 100 pharmaceutical company, building and leading teams in the complex direct patient care healthcare space, and her exemplary record of serving her community through elected office tee her up to effectively and authentically advise clients who understand the value of lifelong learning and professional development. Karen holds a Masters of Healthcare Administration degree from UNC Chapel Hill where she received the Deneise May-Chaney Fellowship for Outstanding Student. She has an undergraduate degree in Business Administration from the University of Montana and is a Certified Executive Coach. She is passionate about her community which is evidenced by her four-term service on the Mecklenburg County Board of County Commissioners and several non-profit Boards of Directors. In her free time, Karen enjoys spending time with her husband, grown children, and her German Shepherd, Luka. She enjoys hiking, running, yoga and serving in the kids ministry at her church.