Staff Spotlight: Meet Karen Brown
September 15, 2021
Karen Brown is our Director, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, and our latest staff spotlight!
Her role at the Partnership is to be a champion for developing and implementing programs/initiatives that promote a thriving, diverse, informed, and equitable region.
Learn a little bit more about Karen in this brief Q&A.
Q: What is your background in/what type of work were you in before the Partnership?
Human Resources, Training, and Development. All my roles have had a relationship-building element to them. Being able to connect to people and hear different views and learn from them equips me well for this type of work.
Q: Tell us a little-known fact about yourself.
I have seen the Atlantic and the Pacific Oceans on the same day.
Q: What do you like to do for fun?
Family time and root for the Bills.
Q: Best Buffalo Hidden Gem.
Q: What is your favorite part about living in Buffalo?
The architecture and proximity to the lake
Q: What do you like best about working from home?
Q: Since you are no longer commuting to work, how do you fill your drive time?
Sleep a little later
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We are pleased to introduce Stephanie Wehrlin, BNP’s Assistant Event and Program Manager as our latest Staff Spotlight.
Stephanie has a specific focus on our Young Professional division, BN360. She creates an engaging platform for young professionals in the Buffalo Niagara region to connect, collaborate, learn, and be empowered.
Learn a little bit more about Stephanie in this brief Q&A.
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We are pleased to introduce Grant Loomis, BNP’s Vice President, Government Affairs & Economic Development as our latest Staff Spotlight.
Grant is responsible for developing and advancing the BNP’s advocacy agenda.
Learn a little bit more about Grant in this brief Q&A.
Staff Spotlight: Meet Michelle Braswell
We are pleased to introduce Michelle Braswell, BNP’s Manager, Events & Programs as our latest Staff Spotlight.
Michelle’s role is to create, coordinate, and manage events and programs both virtually and in person.
Learn a little bit more about Michelle in this brief Q&A.