Jane Randel, Chair
Co-President of Karp Randel LLC
Jane Randel is a Social Impact consultant and co-founder of Karp Randel, a consultancy designed to help corporations, foundations and individuals achieve their business and personal goals while making a positive impact on society. She is also a co-founder of NO MORE, a national initiative intended to tackle domestic violence and sexual assault while generating greater resources for national, state and local organizations working on these issues.
Jane is currently serving as a consultant to the NFL and NASCAR to help address issues of domestic violence and sexual assault within their organizations as well as in service to the public-at-large.
Previously, Jane was Head of Corporate Communications and Corporate Social Responsibility at Kate Spade & Company (formerly Liz Claiborne Inc.), responsible for managing the company’s corporate reputation through both external and internal communications. She led corporate, business and crisis media relations, and oversaw internal communications. Jane spearheaded Love Is Not Abuse, an award-winning, cause-marketing program aimed to generate awareness, educate the public and prevent violence against women, until the program transitioned to non-profit organization Break the Cycle in 2012. For more than a decade, Jane served on the Board of Directors of the Fifth & Pacific Foundation (now the Kate Spade & Company Foundation), most recently as Chair.
Jane is currently Chairman of The Seminar, the premier organization of the highest-ranking communications and public affairs executives at the world’s most influential corporations, nonprofit organizations, academic institutions and public relations agencies. She is also the Board Chair of Break the Cycle, the leading national nonprofit organization providing comprehensive dating abuse programs exclusively to young people, serves on the advisory board to the Chazen Fund to Address Domestic Violence and is the immediate-past President of the Board of the Corporate Alliance to End Partner Violence.
In 2005, Jane was named one of 21 Leaders for the 21st Century by WomensEnews; in 2006, she was profiled in Crain’s New York Business “40 under 40”; in 2009, Jane was honored by the Girl Scout Council of Greater New York for her work on teen dating abuse; and in 2012 she received the Hero with a Heart Award from the Joyful Heart Foundation. Jane also co-authored an award-winning paper, “Coming into the Light: Intimate Partner Violence and Its Effects at Work.”
Jane is a graduate of Wesleyan University and lives in New Jersey with her husband and three sons.