Marketing & Development Director

Karen Filloon

  • Karen Filloon
  • Marketing & Development Director

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Karen has been active in the green industry since fall 2000. Currently, her work at Southview Design covers marketing, business development, website content manager, and internship mentor. You may remember her from her work on Twin Cities radio and television as a meteorologist for KSTP and WCCO from 1982 through 2003. Taking her passion and knowledge of climate and weather into landscaping, she joined Southview Design in 2008 as a residential landscape designer. She now promotes Southview’s landscape designers and architects and their projects.

  • Grew up in Michigan and Florida.
  • Moved to Minnesota in 1982.
  • A.A.S. degree from Dakota County Technical College in Landscape Design/Horticulture.
  • Certified Nursery and Landscape Professional.
  • Serves on the BATC (Builders Association of the Twin Cities) Workforce Development & Education Committee, promoting the trades and raising awareness of the careers available in the construction industry – including Landscape Design/Build.
  • Served on NARI (National Association of the Remodeling Industry) Board of Directors for four years, oversight of the NARI Golf Event for five years, and a committee member of the NARI Marketing and Sponsorship Committees.
  • Has a B.S. in Meteorology from Florida State University.
  • Spent the 80s and 90s as a Twin Cities radio and TV meteorologist.
  • Loves spending time at the cabin.

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