Phoenix Family - 2019 Community Leader: Karen Daniel
Phoenix Family chose to honor Karen Daniel for their 2019 Distinguished Community Leader Award. Karen grew up in Kansas City, rising up from segregation-era public schooling to become the CFO of Black & Veatch, a worldwide engineering firm. She also serves on numerous public and philanthropic boards, including the KC Chamber Board of Directors. Wide Awake followed Karen around Kansas City as she told her story and reminisced on the places where she grew up and the impact they had on her life.