Reverend Karen Pahl is a graduate of Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary in Columbia, SC. She also holds an undergraduate degree in music education and a minor in business administration. After completing her undergraduate work, Karen took additional accounting and finance classes and worked in the hotel and information management industries for 13 years.
Pastor Karen joined the Greater Milwaukee Synod staff as Interim Financial Administrator in October 2022 after serving as elected Synod Treasurer in 2021. Prior to that she served for 16 years in various pastoral roles.
In her free time, Karen enjoys walks with her family and two dogs, crocheting, reading, and following the Brewers during the baseball season. She and her spouse, Jeff, live in area with their daughter Victoria, who will be a junior in high school and keeps them both on the move.