Karen Sillay

Director of Business Development & Marketing


Mrs. Karen Sillay serves as Director of Business Development & Marketing for Cornerstone. She oversees all aspects of marketing for the firm and implements Cornerstone’s future strategic marketing goals. She also acts as a Relationship Manager for both Cornerstone’s individual and institutional clients. 


Mrs. Sillay has over 30 years of experience in the financial services industry.  She began her career with Paine Webber then moved into marketing and sales with a financial services information provider, Quotron Systems.  Mrs. Sillay joined Cornerstone in 1999 providing expertise in the area of Gift Annuity administration and consulting. She has been in her current role since 2006.


BA Speech Communication, University of Georgia, Athens, GA – 1984


Karen lives in Alpharetta with her husband Michael. Karen enjoys her volunteer role as a Legacy Leader for the JDRF. In her role, Karen works with major donors on legacy and planned gifts benefiting the JDRF. She also enjoys spending time with her grandchildren, playing golf, and weekends at Lake Keowee, SC.


Karen Sillay headshot