Karen Dolan is the wife of owner and CEO of the Cleveland Indians, Paul Dolan. The lovely blonde has been married to Dolan for the past 27-years.
It’s exciting times for the couple as the Indians take on the Toronto Blue Jays. But we are here to talk about the Dolans family.
Karen and her husband of nearly 30-years, are the proud parents of two sons, Jack and Peter. Her oldest, 23-year-old Jack is currently based in Washington DC. While, 20-year-old Peter is a junior at the University of Michigan.
Born in Chardon, Ohio, Dolan is one of six children of Larry and Eva Dolan. He attended high school at Gilmour Academy and received a B.A. from St. Lawrence University. Following that he earned a Juris Doctorate at Notre Dame Law School in 1983.
In 2000 he was hired by the Cleveland Indians as a Vice President and General Counsel. Four years later he became the Team President. He has held his current position since 2011.
Prior to joining the Cleveland Indians, Paul has been linked to a number of projects. He was associated with the law firm of Thrasher, Dinsmore & Dolan and was its Partner since 1992. He has been a Director of MSG Networks Inc. Has also been an Independent Director of Dix & Eaton Inc.
Dolan was also a Director of The J. M. Smucker Company since April 2006. In 2015 he was Director of Cablevision Systems Corporation. He also serves as a Member of Board of Advisory of The InvestLinc Group, LLC. He served as a Director of The Madison Square Garden Company.
As for his classy wife, Karen Dolan, she was born, Karen Rath and was raised in West Park. Karen is the daughter of John “Jack” J. Rath and Jeanne M. McNeely.
Karen who is of Irish heritage, attended Our Lady of Angels Grade School and St. Joseph Academy. She is the eldest of three sisters, Janet Colaluca, Bratenahl and Amy; and three brothers, Bryan, Dan, and the late Kevin Charles (K.C.).
Story goes that following her graduation from John Carroll University in University Heights, she was introduced to Paul’s dad, Larry Dolan.
In her efforts to enter the retail business, she ended up operating one of Larry’s bookstores. Larry played somewhat of a matchmaker and introduced her to Paul. She had known Paul casually and they started dating. They ended up marrying in November of 1989.
Not much more is known about the lovely Karen Dolan. She is certainly seen during social events accompanying her husband. They both were pictured earlier this year as her hubby was named the Cleveland Mayo Society person of the year.