Karen W. Phillips
Karen Phillips brings a unique breadth and depth of experience to her role as Vice President of Sales & Marketing at Property Works. Having worked in a variety of industries, from high-tech to healthcare, she has the perspective to replace staid communications techniques with strategies that move people into action.
Throughout her 20+ year career, Karen has worked with a broad range of organizations such as the Storage Networking Industry Association, IHS (Energy Division), Shell Oil Company, the British-American Business Council and The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center. Her leadership experience includes building communications infrastructures; leading new business development efforts; managing national account teams; orchestrating high-profile communications campaigns; and running a successful marketing communications business.
Karen’s work has been recognized through more than 25 regional and national award competitions, including the 1999 Women of Excellence Award from the Federation of Houston Professional Women.
Much of her spare time has been devoted to professional organizations. Karen is a Past President of the American Marketing Association–Central Florida, as well as the Houston Professional Chapter of The Association for Women in Communications. She also has been an active volunteer in the public school system, Girl Scouts leader and board member for the American Cancer Society.
Karen earned a Bachelor of Science in journalism and marketing from Texas A&M University.