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Vice President, Technology
Karen is Vice President of Technology for AchieveMission. She draws on more than twenty years of experience creating and deploying innovative enterprise and SaaS applications in her work configuring and implementing software for AchieveMission clients.
Most recently, Karen was the Managing Director with Harris myCFO a web-based financial services provider. There she developed the “DNA” of the company’s technology platform, designing and implementing all client-facing applications. Previously, Karen served as the Program Manager for SGI’s first e-commerce portal where she led development of an Enterprise Business Model that flowed end-to-end processes, identified automation opportunities for manual processes, and mapped data flows for recommended and existing enterprise applications, including interfaces with supply chain partners. Earlier in her career she was Senior Director of Technology and Planning with Standard and Poors, and held numerous systems roles including systems architect and analyst.
Karen holds a BA in Business Administration from Menlo College and Certifications as a Professional Coach and Mediator. She has a longstanding and deeply held commitment to the disadvantaged and those who serve them: she is co-leader of the Alameda County Restorative Juvenile Justice Task Force and volunteers with the Insight Prison Project, PEN American Center, SEEDS Conflict Resolution Center, and Breast Cancer Connections.
AchieveMission is the only nonprofit consulting firm that brings together experience
in the nonprofit sector, talent and performance management and technology
Dedicated to strengthening nonprofits and foundations by improving their ability to effectively transform strategy into tangible mission results
Executive Vice President for Human Resources,
Los Angeles Urban League
In 20 years working as an employment attorney and senior HR executive I have never worked with a team that combined world-class strategic talent and performance management capabilities with
such a deft ability to work with a nonprofit organization. Plus, they're a joy to work with.
Learn About our Growing Team
STAFF: Mike Markovits, Partner. Most recently Vice President, Business and Technical Leadership, IBM
STAFF: Joanne Rencher, Consultant. Fomerly, Chief People Officer, American Red Cross, NY
ADVISORY BOARD: James Baron, Professor of Management, Yale School of Management, co-author Strategic Human Resources: Frameworks for General Managers