As a Regional Vice President for Capital Funding Services (CFS) with Lutheran Church Extension Fund (LCEF), Karl provides exceptional professional and spiritual consultations to congregations in their stewardship and strategic journey. Karl particularly celebrates the spiritual growth and spirit of unity that occurs through campaigns and events designed to lean into the Lord's promises of hope through a sacrificial lifestyle.

In 2010, Rev. Dr Galik was also named to CFS's Pastor Coaching Ministry. In this role, he comes along side Pastors and leaders with spiritual, stewardship or leadership growth mentoring. He also coaches strategic planning by helping Pastors and key leaders develop a process to reveal God's future plans.

Karl's ministry experience spans over 31 years, from the smallest of dual parishes to one of the largest in the LCMS. He has served on Ministerial Health Commissions in Texas and Minnesota and authored books and workshops for spiritual health and well-being. He holds a Bachelor's in Psychology from the University of Florida; a Master's of Divinity from Concordia Seminary, St. Louis; a Master's in Marriage and Family Therapy from Texas A&M, Commerce; and a Doctorate of Ministry in Leadership from Luther Seminary, St. Paul, Minnesota.

He currently resides in Naples, Florida with Marilouise with whom he has been married since 1976. Together they have 3 married children and seven grandchildren.

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