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Public relations consultant

Karen Kahler Holliday, American public relations consultant. Rhodes Scholar semi-finalist, 1981; named Outstanding Journalism Graduate, University Mississippi, 1982.

Background

Holliday, Karen Kahler was born on December 12, 1959 in Lindenhurst, New York, United States. Daughter of Robert Raymond and Emily Barbara (Kmetz) Kahler.

Education

Bachelor magna cum laude, University Mississippi, 1982. Master in Journalism, Louisiana State University, 1987.

Career

Business, finance reporter Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal, Tupelo, Mississippi, 1982-1983. Finance columnist New Orleans Business Newspaper, 1983-1984. Director public relations First Commerce Corporation, New Orleans, 1984-1986.

Public relations consultant New Orleans and Belden, Mississippi, since 1986. Instructor Public Relations, Loyola University, New Orleans, 1988.

Religion

The life with Christ has nothing to do with being in a "church" atmosphere for all eternity. God’s salvation involves far more. He is planning to make his children productive, creative, useful, and supremely happy, within an environment of spiritual perfection, health, peace, and love.

Politics

The separation of church and state has guaranteed the diversity of religious expressions and the freedom to worship God according to each person’s conscience. However, separation of church and state permit interaction.

Views

Bible is the primary source of theology and doctrine, with three others being tradition, reason and experience.

Membership

Member task force United Way Corporation Campaign, New Orleans, 1986, Leadership Lee. Board directors Friends of Lee County Library., Northeast Mississippi Habitat for Humanity. Business consultant Junior Achievement Project.

Publicity chairman United Way of Greater Lee County, 1992. Member Public Relations Society of America, Community Development Foundation, University Mississippi Alumni, Kappa Kappa Gamma.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Music, art, needlepoint.

Connections

Married John Mark Holliday, June 25, 1983. Children: Courtney Anne, Catherine Elizabeth.

father:
Robert Raymond Kahler

mother:
Emily Barbara (Kmetz) Kahler

spouse:
John Mark Holliday

child:
Courtney Anne Holliday

child:
Catherine Elizabeth Holliday