Meet Our Directors

Karen E. Andrews.

Karen E. Andrews

Founder, MMRF

Karen E. Andrews is currently Head of Business Affairs at Cadence13, a leading podcast studio of critically acclaimed shows. Previously Karen was the General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of BBDO Worldwide, Inc., where she was responsible for the management of the legal activities of over 150 individual operating units throughout the world. Prior to joining BBDO Worldwide, Ms. Andrews was Associate General Counsel and Director of Television Business Affairs at Time Inc. Ms. Andrews began her career in law as a Litigation Associate at the New York law firm of Weil, Gotshal & Manges, where she specialized in Entertainment Litigation.

Ms. Andrews has also provided legal counsel in the non-profit sector, having served as EVP, Chief of Staff, and General Counsel of the March of Dimes and General Counsel of the Muscular Dystrophy Association.

Ms. Andrews graduated cum laude from the University of Vermont with a Bachelor of Science degree in biology and earned her law degree, cum laude, from Temple School of Law.

In 1998, Ms. Andrews co-founded the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation with her twin sister, Kathy Giusti.