Karen Short



Senior Vice President Sales and Marketing, Universal Companies

Karen brings to Universal 20+ years of senior management experience in the areas of marketing and sales, business development, and operations. She has proven success in executing aggressive growth strategies ranging from sales-focused and market-driven organizations to growth through mergers and acquisitions.  Karen gained her experience from a range of positions including President of Quintess Collections, Founder and Chair of InnPerspectives Inc., Executive Director of Sales and Marketing Meadowood Napa Valley and Vice President of Aspen Skiing Company.