Karen Emery is a Finance Director for Charter School Success. She has 35 years of experience in both independent school districts and charter school finance accounting, most recently as a Financial Manager for JR3 Education Associates since their conception in 2002. She has worked for both Bosqueville ISD and for Bruceville-Eddy ISD, working primarily with TxEIS and Websmart. She has experienced wearing many school business office hats including everything from the “lunch lady” to the Business Manager. Her previous roles have also included being the Food Service Director for several districts, as well as the Director of Transportation and Maintenance of Operations. After receiving a degree in Business Administration from University of Phoenix, Karen became a Registered Texas School Business Official through TASBO. Karen and her husband Steve have three children, three grandchildren, and several fur babies that they enjoy spending their time with.