Karen Penn VP, People Operations
Karen Penn oversees all human resources functions for Endgame. She has more than 20 years of leadership experience in human resources & talent management, diversity & inclusion, ethics & compliance and employment law in a cross-section of companies including Global Computer Enterprises (GCE, Inc.), BAE Systems, Sodexo, SAIC, Lockheed Martin, and MCI. Prior to Endgame, Karen was a consultant with TPO, Inc., a firm providing outsourced and strategic Human Resources consulting services.
Previously, she was a highly qualified expert (HQE) appointee to the Department of Defense, Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA) responsible for establishing DCMAs first diversity, inclusion and recruitment strategic plan. Karen is a former civil rights attorney for the Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Office for Civil Rights, and former law clerk to the Honorable José M. López, District of Columbia Superior Court. She is a member of the Board of Directors of the Girl Scout Council of the Nation’s Capital and Women’s Advisory Board.
Karen received her JD from George Washington University and her BA from the University of Virginia.