Karen Garnik, APR

30 years of professional experience in all areas of Strategic Communications

PR License # 336

APR Accredited by the Universal Accreditation Board and PRSA.  MA, Communications, University of Barcelona

Strong Media relations network in Puerto Rico and the U.S.

Expanded network of professional relationships with the private and public sector in Puerto Rico, the US and Latin America

Successful career track record in government, public relations agency work and independent consulting in Puerto Rico & US

Former Director of Rums of Puerto Rico, CMO – PRIDCO and Director of the P.R. Government Office in NYC

Former Senior Vice President and General Manager for CIMA/Edelman Puerto Rico, exclusive Edelman affiliate for  Caribbean region. Reported to Edelman LATAM and worked  closely with DC & NY Offices

Fluent in English, Spanish & Portuguese, working knowledge of French

Board Member of Fundación Comunitaria de Puerto Rico & Mentes Puertorriqueñas en Acción

Coach and Mentor of young entrepreneurs and start up projects in Puerto Rico

Member of PRSA’s Silver Anvil & Bronze Anvil Awards Judging Panel for Public Relations Top Industry professional accolades in the US

President (2019-2021) for Asociación de Relacionistas Profesionales de Puerto Rico

PRSA International Delegate-at-Large 2020-2021