(Parent of Luke ’17, Jack ’19). Karen grew up in Louisville, KY. She graduated with a B.S. in Business Management from the University of Louisville. Karen worked in B2B sales and training for 30 years. She coached youth basketball for many years, served on the Santa Cruz Little League Board of Directors and was president of the Gateway Families Association. Karen’s also a proud panel moderator for Triangle Speakers, and is active with dog rescue organizations. Karen and her family live on the Westside of Santa Cruz. One of their family goals is to see a ballgame at every Major League Baseball park.