Karen McFarland

Director of Operations, Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise

Karen McFarland is Director of Operations for the Frank Hawkins Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise. She has 18 years of experience with the state of North Carolina in administrative support, grant management and departmental support, with the last 8 years being at the Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise. She is the liaison between the Kenan Institute and the Kenan-Flagler Human Resource and Financial Services offices.

Her past jobs and experience have provided her with a wealth of knowledge in event planning, grant management, and financial/banking management.