Karen Smith joined Omniome in 2020 as the VP of People and Culture. Karen is a highly accomplished and progressive Human Resources Executive with expertise in both privately held and public institutions across technology, advertising, and financial service industries. Karen’s experience managing all aspects of human resources include talent management, total rewards and engagement programs for companies ranging in size from 100 to 4500 employees.
Prior to joining Omniome, Karen held HR leadership positions at LPL Financial, Encore Capital Group, Verve and The Heraeus Group. She was responsible for leading or participating in the business transformation processes. Results led to robust development programs, revenue growth and HR practices that both attract and retain high-potential talent.
Karen received her BS in Human Behavior/Family Studies and Psychology from the University of Arizona and completed the Strategic Human Resources Management Program from Cornell University and International Management Program from University of St. Gallen in Switzerland.