Karen earned her Bachelor’s in Electrical Engineering from the University of Oklahoma and an MBA from Oklahoma City University. Karen has spent the majority of her 20+ year career in the electronics industry mostly in semiconductors and as well in contract manufacturing. She held various engineering and manufacturing leadership positions within Goodyear, York International, Nat’l Semiconductor and Intel Corporation. She shifted into outside sales with TEXSource, a leading semiconductor rep firm located in Texas where she worked over 10 years. Next she was responsible for business development at Krypton Solutions then Creation Technologies in contract manufacturing. Karen joined Celadon Systems in early 2013 as VP of Sales and Marketing. In 2020 she was promoted to President & CEO. Karen loves solving technical challenges, creating “OH WOW!” products, and building partnerships with customers and vendors. She enjoys traveling, hiking and water sports.