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
Josh Veronica is our Manager of Government Affairs and Economic Development.
His role at the BNP is to keep members informed of relevant updates on local, state, and federal government and to understand the needs and concerns of employers in the region.
Ann Brooker is our Manager of Member Engagement. Ann works to communicate the value of the Partnership to our member companies and build strong relationships within the Buffalo Niagara community. Learn a little bit more about Ann in this brief Q&A. Q: What is your background in/what type of work