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.

Julie Althaver, Advancement Director

Sister Mary Judith Niewahner, Conference Relations

Amy Smith, Human Resources Business Partner

Joe Kues, Business Manager

Lee Ann Luxenberger, Volunteer and Vehicle Donations Coordinator

Jamie Hahn, Thrift Store Operation Director

Becca Gerding, Food Program Manager