Karen lived much of her life in Michigan, where she studied Communications at Michigan State University. Karen was employed, for over 20 years, at C & M Sand and Gravel, Inc., in New Hudson, MI. The Costello family business has proudly served the SE Michigan community as a leading supplier of construction aggregate for nearly 43 years. The company is now co-owned with her sister. Karen also worked extensively in the restaurant and fine dining industries.
Karen moved to Miami in 2013, and makes her home, with Rosemary, in Palmetto Bay.