Karen has a BS in Chemical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and is certified by the Project Management Institute as a Project Management Professional. Karen has worked for 19 years in the pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical industry in research, design, construction and operations, most recently as the Engineering Manager at a large contract manufacturer of biopharmaceuticals. She is excited to apply her project and lean operations management skills to utilize every dollar donated to Highfields in the most effective and efficient way. She is passionate about the health of the earth, enjoys gardening, cooking, playing golf and spending time with her husband and three kids. Karen is honored to have a part to play in reshaping how we feed ourselves and care for the earth. As General Manager, Karen ensures the office runs smoothly, staff and customers are happy and our work gets accomplished on time and on budget.