Karen Smith is the Executive Director of Church Operations for Ginghamsburg Church in Tipp City, Ohio. In her role, she serves as the coordinator for the Lead Executive Team, which works to ensure strategic goal planning and tracking, appropriate HR/staffing practices and organizational development, and effective workplace processes. She also leads the teams that help define Ginghamsburg Church's outward face to the local and global communities. These include print and web-based communications/marketing, worship technology and media, the church's three affiliated 501c3 non-profit partners, and global resources and conferences. Before joining the Ginghamsburg staff in 2002, Karen served for 16 years with a large information technology company in training, communications, staff leadership and project management roles.