Karen Eason is a Startup Business Strategist and founder of the GRACE System and CEO Launch Academy  & Successful CEO Club. She specializes in providing a road map for startup entrepreneurs to thrive using her proprietary DSIA framework (Define, Strategize, Implement, Accomplish), while sparking the mindset shifts needed to help more startups succeed within their first 3 years.


Karen has over 30 years of entrepreneurship experience, two Bachelor’s degrees in Business Information Systems and Accounting/Finance, as well as  a Master’s degree in Organizational Leadership. She is also a three-time graduate of Steve Harvey’s Act Like a Success Institute, and has learned from the likes of Steve Harvey, Les Brown, George Fraser, and more.


Karen has been honored twice by the City of New York and B Lab as a “Best for NYC Changemaker” & “Best for NYC in Community and Environment”, and was quoted twice in the NYC Red Tape Commission Report published by NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer's office.


Karen lives in NYC and is currently working on launching her internet radio show KE-2-Success – Keys to Be, Do and Have Success in Business & Thrive in Life, and an upcoming book on merging business and faith.

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2017 Best for NYC Changemaker Award Honoree

We’ve been recognized as a Best for NYC Changemaker! by the City of New York  in the 2017 Best for NYC Campaign.


I'm  proud to be a company that is committed to doing well and doing good – for workers, for our community, and for the environment. I am honored and excited to be using my business as a force for good, striving to improve NYC and the quality of life for all New Yorkers,
and to be recognized as a leader in this movement by the City of New York.

2015 Two Time Best for NYC Honoree:

Community and Environment

Best for NYC Honoree! Awarded 5/2/2016

Recognized by the City of New York as an Honoree in the 2015 Best for NYC Campaign in the Community and Environment categories in Staten Island.  We completed the B Impact Assessment, the leading global tool for impact measurement, underwent a rigorous verification process, and scored among the top 10 companies for our Environmental & Community impact in Staten Island. 

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Featured twice in the NYC Red Tape Commission Report published March 29, 2016, as an advocate to reduce the bureaucracy and increase communication and assistance for small businesses in New York City.