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Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy Announces New Board Member Karen Snow


BROOKLYN, September 27, 2018 — Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy (Conservancy) is pleased to announce the election of Karen Snow to the organization’s Board of Directors. The election took place at the Conservancy’s September 26 Board meeting.

“We are excited to welcome Karen Snow today,” said Mark Baker, Conservancy board chairman. “Her impressive career in the financial sector and her dedication to philanthropy will make her a valuable asset to the Conservancy and Brooklyn Bridge Park.” 

Karen Snow

Karen Snow is the Head of New York Equity Sales and a Managing Director of Credit Suisse in the Investment Banking division based in New York. In addition to her management responsibilities, she is responsible for relationship management and equity sales into hedge funds and asset managers in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut. Karen joined Credit Suisse First Boston in August 2000 from Deutsche Bank. Karen received her BS from Babson College and her MBA from the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University.

Since 2014, Karen has been on the Board of Trustees of the Packer Collegiate Institute, serving as Treasurer and Chair of the Finance Committee, as well as a member of the Development, Head of School Search, and Executive Committees. She is a Packer parent and active Annual Giving Volunteer. Karen was actively engaged in helping to build Packer’s endowment.

Karen and her husband, Tim Bunnell, have lived in Brooklyn Heights since 1999 and are currently living at One Brooklyn Bridge. They have two daughters. One attends Packer Collegiate Institute and the other is at The Lawrenceville School in New Jersey. Karen has been actively engaged with Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy for the past three years, recruiting for the Black Tie Ball, serving as a member of the Education Committee, and successfully hosting two fundraisers for the Conservancy in her home.

“I am delighted to join the Conservancy’s Board of Directors. What an incredible group of people dedicated to park accessibility; educational, cultural, and community-based programming; and, most importantly, protecting this unique Brooklyn asset for generations to come. It is a true honor.”

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