Karen Smith

Vice President, People and Culture

Karen Smith leads People and Culture at Verve, partnering with executive leadership to build best in class teams and to drive employee engagement, retention, and development. Prior to joining Verve, Karen held Human Resources leadership positions at LPL Financial, Encore Capital Group, and The Heraeus Group and has 20+ years of experience in technology, financial services, and global organizations. A progressive leader in the field of HR, she has held board level positions in both professional associations and nonprofit organizations dedicated to helping HR professionals broaden their business acumen and further their professional development.