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Karen S. Meister

Office Manager and Executive Assistant

Karen joined Charlesbank in 2013 from Paul Capital Advisors, where she served as the New York office manager and executive assistant for 10 years. Prior to that, she held similar positions at pharmaceutical start-up IDDS, global financial communications firm Citigate and Norwest Bank International.

Karen studied acting at the Juilliard School before embarking on an early career in theater with professional credits that include Broadway, TV, regional theater and nightclub work. She lives in Staten Island and in her free time enjoys theater, opera and visiting with her four grown children.


Smith College – BA in theater