EmBe names new CEO

Oct. 9, 2018

Karen Lundquist has been named the new CEO of EmBe.

She previously served as chief communications officer for the Amputee Coalition of America. Before that, she spent 16 years as director of communications for Ottobock North America, a provider of prosthetics and orthotics.

“Karen  brings a  wealth  of strategic  experience,  extraordinary communication skills  and a  vision  for the continued  vitalization of  EmBe,” said Amy Bialas, board chair.

“While  we had  many  qualified candidates  for this  position,  it  was Karen’s positive energy  and vision  for  EmBe that  were critical  selection points  for her  as  our next  CEO. We  were looking  for  someone to  lead  EmBe to  the  next level  and Karen  will do  just that.”

One  of Lundquist’s  focus points is  leveraging the  organization’s 100-year anniversary that EmBe will  be celebrating in 2021.

“I’m thrilled to be part of this organization,” Lundquist said.

Lundquist got to know the organization as a volunteer, helping with marketing and some of its signature events.

“I got to know the passion and commitment that this organization has,” she said. “I am so excited to be part of that and help transform that as we move forward.”

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EmBe names new CEO

Karen Lundquist has been named the new CEO of EmBe.

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