Karen Hines, worked in corporate marketing for 25 years as a product manager, client account services and marketing director for several small and medium size businesses in the Pioneer Valley. In 2006, she began teaching business courses as an adjunct professor at several local colleges. In 2012 she transitioned to full time teaching at Holyoke Community College, where she met Brandon Towle. Karen transferred to Berkshire Community College in 2019 when she moved to the Berkshire's. In her current position she is focused on developing an Entrepreneurship program while continuing to grow the business program. She looks forward to being apart of Camp Words Unspoken as the Special Projects Chair.