Karen Johnson Rove
Karen Rove is President and Founder of Infrastructure Solutions Inc. (ISI), a full-service government affairs firm in Austin, Texas. ISI has represented clients before the Texas Legislature, the Texas Department of Transportation, state agencies, the Federal government and the U.S. Congress.
As a lifetime Austinite, Karen has always been a supporter of the Arts and has served on numerous committees, both at the local, state and national level.
She served on the Laura Bush Texas Book festival board where she participated in putting on the now famous Texas Book Festival. The festival brings authors from across the United States to Austin for a multi-day event to encourage reading and showcase authors.
Rove was appointed to serve on the National Park Foundation. Her role consisted of raising monies for our National Parks. She was instrumental in creating the 9/11 park commemorating Flight 93 in Shanksville, PA. She also served on Senator John Cornyn’s finance committee, the Texas A&M University Political Science Advisory Board, the George H.W. Bush Presidential Library Board of Visitors, the Keep Texas Beautiful Board and also the Board of Directors of the American Automobile Association (AAA) Texas Advisory Board. She now serves on the McDonald Observatory Board of Visitors, the Development Committee for the Zach Theatre in Austin, the Texas A&M PAC Board and the Board of Directors of the Bank of Austin.
She is currently working on the Advisory Board to the soon to be established School for Performance, Visualization and Fine Arts at her alma mater Texas A&M University. Johnson-Rove is a 1987 graduate of Texas A&M University with a Bachelor of Science in Political Science and studies in Government, Business Administration and Speech.