As President and CEO of Senior Resource Association since 2006, Karen is responsible for a $10 million operational annual budget and managing 100+ employees. She holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Health Administration from Florida Atlantic University and a Master’s Degree in Health Administration from the University of Florida. Karen is recognized as a leader in the industry and her community, including being awarded the Outstanding Public Transportation System Achievement Award from the Florida Public Transportation Association, Indian River County Civic Professional Woman of the Year, Florida Transportation Commission Urban Community Transportation Coordinator of the Year, and IRC Chamber of Commerce Director of the Year.
A long-time resident of Vero Beach, Karen has vast knowledge of the needs of our community’s population, including over 25 years of experience managing nonprofit, private, and public businesses. She is a proven leader who is dedicated to community involvement and developing on-going relationships with public and government constituencies.
In addition to her leadership responsibilities at Senior Resource Association Ms. Deigl is also an elected Indian River County Hospital Trustee, ensuring fiscally sound and responsible resolutions are made in order to provide healthcare and better quality of life for all Indian River County residents.
VICE PRESIDENT OF FINANCE, CFO
As Vice President of Finance and CFO since 2006, Jennifer is responsible for an annual budget of over $10 million, forecasting, strategic planning, and information technology. She has over 25 years of corporate and non-profit accounting experience and is an active member of AICPA. Jennifer holds a Master of Business Administration and Bachelor of Science degrees from Palm Beach Atlantic University. In 2019, Jennifer became a registered Professional Guardian when SRA was appointed the Public Guardian for Indian River County.
VICE PRESIDENT OF PHILANTHROPY
As Vice President of Philanthropy, Liz focuses on connecting donors to meaningful opportunities that improve the lives of seniors in Indian River County. Prior to joining SRA, she served as Director of Leadership Gifts, Vice President and ultimately President of Indian River Hospital Foundation, directly supporting Indian River Medical Center and Cleveland Clinic Indian River Hospital.
Her extensive philanthropic experience ranges from science education and the arts to healthcare and children’s services. Before moving to Vero Beach, she served as Vice President of Development and Communication for Children’s Home Society of Florida. It was there that she came to understand and respect the Treasure Coast community while supporting the organization’s capital campaign to build the new Youth Transition Center for youth aging out of the foster system.
Liz brings a depth of experience and leadership that helps guide our organization to new levels of engagement with our community through new projects and continued social, nutritional and transportation programs that help seniors live independently at home for as long as safely possible.
TRANSPORTATION MOBILITY MANAGEMENT DIRECTOR
A proud Texas native and graduate of Abilene Christian University, Chris holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Non-profit Communication and a Masters degree in Non-Profit Business Communication. He joined Senior Resource Association in 2012 and was promoted to Transportation Mobility Management Director in 2015. Since then, SRA has won CTC of the Year for Community Coach in 2016 and 2018, the Florida Public Transportation Association System of the Year for GoLine in 2017, and the Community Transportation Association’s Urban System of the Year in 2018.
BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR
Vero Beach native, Emily Wilcox, joined the Senior Resource Association team in 2018. She earned a B.A. in Liberal Studies from California State University and an M.S. in Sports Management from Illinois State University. As a former Group Mentoring Specialist for Youth Guidance Mentoring Academy and Marketing Assistant for Dodgertown, Emily helps forge new business liaisons and opportunities within the local community.
From age 8, Crissie was engaged in the beneficial effects that non-profits have on their communities. Her mother began a non-profit dedicated to assisting victims of violent crimes. Crissie learned the value of helping others with kindness and dignity. This transferred to volunteering as she grew older and now as an adult, she follows that call to serve at Senior Resources Association. Previously, she served as a controller for another local non-profit managing a budget of ten million and a capital campaign of an additional 10 million. Recently, she received her Bachelor’s in Accounting for Indian River State College and is currently working towards a Master’s in Accounting and completing her CPA. She hopes to use this experience and knowledge to further the goals of the senior community and SRA.
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