Key Facts

  • Native of California, born and raised in Berkeley
  • Two fantastic boys: Josh is studying for his PHD in Calgary Canada and Steven is in Pilot school training with Airforce after having graduation from the Airforce Academy in May
  • Loves to read, camp and spend time with family and friends


Karen is our office manager as well as an Executive Assistant to Robert May and Aaron Hinz. She thrives in our busy office environment and is excellent at multi-tasking.

Prior to working for Industry Ventures Karen was a Corporate Concierge for an investment company. She has had her own jewelry business and was also a certified Montessori teacher through Sonoma State University.