Karen Lundquist has worked as a nonprofit executive, bringing her experience in the healthcare and technology sectors to building workforce and life skills. Karen is currently serving as the Executive Director for the American Cheese Society. Her career path includes executive roles at EmBe and the Amputee Coalition and a sixteen year communication career at Ottobock, the leading global prosthetic manufacturer. Lundquist lived in the Minneapolis area, in Austin, Texas, and Sioux Falls, SD before moving to Denver, CO in 2020. She also has extensive board experience including the Sioux Falls Thrive Food Sustainability Council, AMAZE, and the Orthotic and Prosthetic Activities Foundation.