Director of Development
Karen has been involved with Lifesavers since the beginning in 1997. She is our Grant Writer and Director of Development and has been fundraising for Lifesavers full time since 2011.
Karen grew up in Michigan and as a young adult moved to California where she rode two kinds of horses – a paint named Comanche, and an iron horse named Harley Sportster. Karen has a background in the entertainment industry starting with a position at IRS Records working with rock and roll bands, and later moving into the film business at Fox where she was responsible for producing DVD releases from feature films.
Today, Karen lives in Austin, Texas with her husband and 3 daughters – and a menagerie of pets.