Director of Finance & Operations
Karen Hamilton re-joined the CBF staff in September 2016. As Director of Finance & Operations, Karen is responsible for managing the day-to-day office bookkeeping, the accounting and donor databases, and office operations. Previously at the CBF for seven years, Karen served as Manager of Finance & Operations and in other roles.
Prior to re-joining the CBF, Karen served as the Development Assistant at Triangle Residential Options for Substance Abusers (TROSA) in Durham, North Carolina where she managed the donor database and assisted with event planning. Karen also served as a Donor Data Coordinator at the YMCA of the Triangle in Raleigh, where she conducted prospect research and managed Capital and Endowment gifts.
Karen earned her Bachelor’s degree from Winston Salem State University and her Master’s degree from Roosevelt University. Both degrees are in Sociology.
In her spare time, Karen is a co-host on Let’s Talk Real Life with Elliott Hoskins, a radio talk show based in North Carolina. Karen also enjoys reading and theater.