Employee Stories: Karen, Administrative Assistant

Karen outdoors
Karen began working for Janicki as an administrative assistant in 2022. She works closely with the Space team, supporting several departments, and is the admin for Building 8. She enjoys that her role allows her to work with diverse individuals, ranging from potential employees to executives.

Karen’s favorite part of her job is booking travel for employees. She has made more than 900 travel reservations since she started working at Janicki.

“I love hearing about the exciting work that Janicki employees are doing and the places they travel,”

Karen is studying business management at Skagit Valley College and is interested in supply chain and procurement management. She wishes to leverage this knowledge to take on different roles at Janicki.
Karen walking in the woods
Outside of work, Karen spends her time outdoors hiking, running, and surfing. She previously raced cross country and is now working towards running a half marathon. She also enjoys reading and watercolor painting.

Karen’s colleagues describe her as personable, patient, and funny. Her friendly nature and warm smile are sure to bring joy to your day!

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