Karen graduated from the University of Connecticut in 2007 with a BS in Accounting, and received her MBA in Taxation from Fordham University. She worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP in their tax department for 5+ years specializing in Hedge Fund and Private Equity clients before leaving to work for Renaissance Technologies LLC for another 5+ years. After having her second child, Karen took a break from the workforce to raise her two young girls. Before having children, Karen was an avid traveler who has climbed Mount Kilimanjaro. She also ran the NYC Marathon and countless half marathons. Karen currently lives in Franklin Lakes with her two daughters, Ellie and Caroline, and her husband, Dave. She is very excited to be a board member of Spring Lake Toys Foundation!