Karen has over 16 years of experience managing projects and leading teams. Her experience includes a variety of programs and projects ranging from engineering development to IT. She previously worked for Motorola, Emerson Network Power and American Traffic Solutions as a Project Manager and is currently working for CVS Caremark as a Senior IT Project Manager. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Management. Karen has been a member of the Phoenix Chapter since 2005, and also received her PMP certification in 2005. She has been an active volunteer since early 2007, participating in several roles such as leading teams for all three Phoenix Chapter Symposiums, Director of Registration on the Programs team and most recently as VP of Membership. Karen is married and has one college age son who attends Arizona State University. Her other “children” are her dogs Heather and Abbey and her two horses. In her free time she enjoys being outdoors and riding / training her horses.