As Director of Marketing & Communications, Karen oversees the development and implementation of all the Foundation’s marketing strategies and communications, as well as all public relations activities, both external and internal.
Originally from Connecticut, Karen earned her degree in Communications from the University of Connecticut (go Huskies!). Her background in building strong brands started by working at several Boston advertising agencies before moving into corporate marketing for a number of years. Karen joined the Joe Andruzzi Foundation in May 2018.
Get to Know Karen
What drives you each day at the Joe Andruzzi Foundation?
The ability to see the direct impact of the work we do each day on the lives of people, whether it’s removing financial stress or providing a much-needed laugh.
What is your favorite thing about working for the Joe Andruzzi Foundation?
The people – both co-workers and the patients and families we provide assistance to!
What’s a “fun fact” about yourself that others may be surprised to learn?
I have enjoyed practicing tai chi (the yang 24 form) for the last seven years and have even helped teach classes.