Karen Sullivan joined ETI after 5 years of customer service experience working within a local college’s Registrar’s Office. A lifelong resident of Erie, Karen began her early career in banking and then moved on to the Accounting Department at Zurn Industries. Following five years at Zurn, Karen worked for the Unicell Division of the American Sterilizer Company. Unicell specializes in manufacturing products used in the laboratory, health care and pharmacy industry.
After four years at American Sterilizer, Karen took a 20-year employment hiatus as a stay-at-home mother where she raised two daughters. During her time away from full-time employment, she volunteered as a public relations liaison for the Ophelia Project and served on the board of various PTA’s in the Fairview (Pennsylvania) School District. Karen has also volunteered with the March of Dimes and Girl Scouts of America and in 2007, she earned an Associate of Arts degree from Mercyhurst College in Erie, PA.