Our Team

Dowling Consulting Services, Inc. serves Mokena, IL and surrounding communities. Our mission is to provide the families and businesses we serve with innovative financial strategies, solutions and planning that result in financial clarity, security and overall financial health. Making strong commitments to our clients and building life-long relationships are tenets of success at Dowling Consulting Services, Inc.

Dowling Consulting Services, Inc. provides investors custom-tailored strategies to meet short and long-term needs. Our goal at Dowling Consulting Services, Inc. is to help our clients realize their financial dreams by offering creative solutions through an open and transparent process utilizing innovative solutions to achieve financial independence.

We empower you to navigate today’s complex financial world. We customize a plan to fit your individual and family needs, as well as the needs of your small or large business.


Karen Prescia Dowling, CEO/President

Karen is CEO/President of Dowling Consulting Services, Inc. She received her Bachelors in Accounting in 1981 from Loras College, Dubuque, Iowa and her Masters in Business Administration (MBA) in 1987 from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Karen is a licensed Life and Health Insurance agent, specializing in Estate, Medicaid and Retirement Planning for woman and business owners. With over 25 years as a Business Consultant, Karen has helped both small and Fortune 500 companies improve their bottom line and streamline operations, through budgeting, monitoring and analyzing performance. As a Certified Coach, she has coached individuals through life transitions, guiding them, both personally and professionally. Whether your goal is to accumulate wealth, maximize social security benefits, acquire life insurance, set up a trust or retire with confidence, Karen is passionate about building plans that help organize client assets while protecting them for the next generation. Primary and paramount is her mission to assist clients towards planning a retirement they have always dreamed of, one that will provide them peace of mind & financial freedom throughout their lifetime.


Jerren Kantor

Jerren Kantor, Administrative Assistant/Client Relations

Melissa Johnsen, Administrative Assistant/Client Services

Melissa Johnsen, Administrative Assistant/Client Services

Geri Ragan, Administrative Clerk - Seminars/Events

Geri Ragan, Administrative Clerk – Seminars/Events

Beverly Dougherty, Accountant

Beverly Dougherty, Accountant