Karen is Senior Vice President and Strategy Leader for GE Money-Americas. In this newly created position, Karen is responsible for strategy development and execution across the Americas. Karen has more than 20 years of experience in financial services and retail. Prior to joining GE, she was most recently vice president of marketing at Ann Taylor, leading the marketing strategy and execution for Ann Taylor's three brands. Prior to Ann Taylor, Karen held a variety of positions at Citibank. She has also been actively involved as a project and team leader in Redeemer Presbyterian Church's Center for Faith and Work. Karen holds an MBA from Harvard University and a BA from Washington University.