Chief Operating Officer »
A successful General Manager and Entrepreneur with over 20 years of domestic and international experience in the consumer products industry, Karen brings her ability to identify, analyze, and resolve problems using innovative thinking, creativity and leadership to the day-to-day Operational Management of Value Prop Interactive.
Karen has owned and managed the day-to-day operations of a multimillion-dollar manufacturing/distribution enterprise and has a strong track record of driving P & L results. Her strengths are her attention to detail, and her superior analysis, budgeting, and financial management skills. She has been recognized for identifying, analyzing and resolving complex problems, utilizing innovative thinking, creativity, and leadership.
Karen’s experience ranges from owning and operating a small business to managing an operating unit of a $500 million business. She has experience in managing key accounts – including several world-renowned customers such as National Geographic, Discovery Communications, and the Smithsonian Institution. She has a passion for operational management, including process and procedure development and implementation, combined with overall strategic vision and marketing and sales savvy.
She has served in leadership positions throughout her career, including as President of the International Map Trade Association Board of Directors. Karen holds a BS in Business Administration/Marketing from Millersville University and is currently pursuing a Masters of Leadership Development from Penn State University. A lifelong resident of the Philadelphia area, Karen resides in West Brandywine, PA.