Karen has a longĀ career in banking, accounting, and financial management. She began working at Schenectady Federal Savings and spent 29 years there in various accounting roles, serving as controller during the bank’s later merger with Hudson River Federal Credit Union.

Since 1999, Karen has been working in small business financial management, and has been with Merit since its founding. Her extensive role includes financial reporting, accounts payable, payroll services, controllership, and more.

In summer, you can find Karen outside boating and fishing in the Adirondacks. She also travels frequently and enjoys visiting the ocean in Florida and National ParksĀ such as Yellowstone, Zion, Bryce, Grand Canyon, and the Grand Tetons.