Karen Colgan Vitality Shop Buyer

Karen is a: Seattle-native, raw-food enthusiast, cancer survivor, and juice fanatic!  She is a powerful, strong leader and whenever she is around, her presence is felt ten-fold.  With a strong sales and marketing background, Karen founded Aphrodite — a retail, wholesale, and import business — which she owned and operated for 15 years.  She subsequently lived in San Francisco and sold fine art in Union Square Galleries until returning back to Seattle in Spring of 2009.  As the mother of our founder, Karen was a major part of Monika’s inspiration for starting Thrive.