MEET THE TEAM
Karen Schafer, Founder and CEO
Stemming from her own infertility journey, Karen found her passion in assisting families through third party reproduction. As an IVF mom, former surrogate, egg donor, and embryo donor, she continues to use her experiences professionally by navigating surrogacy and egg donation journeys. With over five years of professional and ten years of personal experience, she continuously seeks to learn and empower those around her to create streamlined paths to parenthood. In addition to Compass, Karen is also a member of the officer team for SEEDS: The Society for Ethics in Egg Donation and Surrogacy. She loves being able to utilize her passion, knowledge, and experience within this volunteer role to help create more ethical paths to parenthood. Karen resides in Flagstaff, Arizona with her husband, Jeremy, two children, Liam and Millie, and everybody's favorite pup named Obi.
If you can dream it, then you can achieve it. You will get all you want in life if you help enough other people get what they want.