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 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.
HUMAN RESOURCES DIRECTOR
Kate Broomell earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Sciences from the University of Central Florida prior to her time in Washington, DC, where she worked as a community organizer. It was there that she developed a strong passion for giving back and fighting for those in need, and she has now been honored to work in the non-profit sector for over 10 years. In 2020, Kate returned to her hometown and joined the SRA team, continuing her commitment to community. Through her leadership role as Human Resources Director, she is dedicated to forwarding the SRA mission by inspiring a positive and innovated culture for the organization and employees.
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.
ADULT AND SENIOR SERVICES DIRECTOR
Vero Beach native, Emily Snow, 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 former SRA Businss Development Director she forged new business liaisons and identified opportunities for new services within the local community. With this experience, Emily is uniquely positioned to lead the team delivering essential services to those in Indian River County who are counting on SRA.
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