CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
As a seasoned Corporate Executive / CFO with a 20+ year career of progressive growth, Karen has demonstrated the ability to positively influence both the financial and operational aspects of the business. She has diverse experiences including, strategic planning, equity analysis, debt refinancing, private placement funding, S-1 prospectus preparation, venture financing, aggressive merger and acquisition strategies, operational consolidations, and judicial reorganization. She has led a variety of functional areas in Finance and Accounting, Human Resources, Information Technology, and Contracts Administration. Prior to joining Dude Solutions, Karen held a variety of executive finance positions in the technology industry, including CFO of AvidXchange which she was instrumental in closing a $225M recapitalization and CFO of AGDATA which she successfully led a sale process of the company in 2014. Prior to AGDATA she was the CFO of Consonus Technologies, Inc., and CFO of Strategic Technologies, Inc., both based in Raleigh NC. Karen received her BS in Accounting from Frostburg State University in Maryland.