Karen Zengel, Executive Director

Karen Zengel has been the Executive Director at St. Vincent de Paul, Council of
Northern Kentucky since September 2017. Karen is responsible for the entire
operation of the Council with an emphasis placed on board and volunteer
relations, financial and facility management, human resource management and
community relations.

Karen is a native of West Virginia and moved to Northern Kentucky 18 years
ago to start working at the Nielsen Company. Rising to the position of Vice
President of Innovation Practice, Karen’s expertise is in client relations and
team building. Karen has been very active with the United Way serving as
Chairperson of their Action Council and leading Nielsen’s corporate giving

Karen holds an undergraduate degree from Bethany College and an MBA from
Xavier University.

Lou Settle, Advancement Director

Sister Mary Judith Niewahner, Conference Relations

Dave Orewiler, Human Resources Business Partner

Rick Schwab, Business Manager

Vicki Dinterman, Assistance Manager

Mark Bradley, Volunteer Coordinator & Vehicle Donations

Lisa Risch, Transportation Coordinator

Brittany Czirr, Communication & Engagement Coordinator

Jamie Hahn, Thrift Store Director

Amy Smith, Donation Center Director

Joe Hohe, Pantry Coordinator