“If past history was all there was to the game, the richest people would be librarians.”
– Warren Buffett
Karen Floyd has led eight affiliated yet distinct companies, all under The Palladian Group banner she founded in 1997. Recognized as one of the most dynamic CEOs in the Southeast, Floyd is a high-demand speaker and consultant on a variety of corporate and business development issues.
Karen Floyd earned her juris doctorate from the University of South Carolina Law School, where she was elected President of the Student Bar Association, before embarking upon a successful legal career. Floyd’s legal expertise is a critical asset for her business interests as well as for many of her clients and for the boards and organizations she serves.
The first woman to be elected chair of the South Carolina Republican Party, Karen Floyd has long been regarded a political leader in her home state and beyond. She has been nationally recognized as the “first” woman elected in many categories including Chief Magistrate, Chairwoman of County Council and State Party Chairman.