Get To Know Our Team

Souren Communications is a local, woman-majority owned and operated creative marketing services firm, originally founded in 1999 by President, Karin Souren and her husband, John.

As your outsourced marketing resource, we work with you as an extension of your team to develop your integrated marketing plan, or simply to execute select marketing projects as you need them done. We strive to quickly understand your business and industry, so we can be meticulous and thorough about your content, in order to help you achieve your goals in a timely and cost-effective manner.

With about 30 current clients, and an additional 70 we have worked with in the past, our clients currently include a wide variety of small and midsize businesses, local stores & restaurants, nonprofit & advocacy groups, health clubs, political campaigns & organizations, as well as independent professionals.

Karin Pedersen Souren

Karin Pedersen Souren

Co-Founder & President

Karin is the co-founder and president of Souren Communications. A graduate of Rutgers University, with 30+ years of content development, creative marketing, graphic design and website experience, as well as marketing and content development services in the Consumer Goods industry. 

Originally from Denmark, Karin started her career with The Minute Maid Company, and later in marketing roles working closely with CPG brands at MEI Computer Technology Group and Adesso Solutions. 

Karin is majority owner, and has run the day-to-day operations and creative services of the business since 1999.

Anna Pedersen Souren

Anna Pedersen Souren

Creative Director

Anna is a graduate of The Pennsylvania State University with a major in Art Education and a minor in Deaf and Hearing Studies. 

For Souren Communications, Anna leverages her creative talents by assisting clients with graphic design, social media marketing & trend research, website design & content updates, company merchandise design, as well as photography services.

Anna is a passionate advocate for the importance of arts in schools, and an avid supporter of Penn State’s THON™ – a student-run philanthropy committed to enhancing the lives of children and families impacted by childhood cancer. 

John A. Souren

John A. Souren

Co-Founder, DJ & Emcee

John is the co-founder of Souren Communications. He lends his technology expertise for Souren Communications, and is also DJ and emcee for Club Souren, the company’s entertainment extension.

John is a graduate of The Pennsylvania State University, and a proud supporter of all things Penn State! In his spare time, John volunteers his time as President & Board Member of the State College Quarterback Club – Penn State’s official football booster club. He is also