Karen Austin

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Karen Austin
Senior Vice President, Credit

Karen joined Great Rock in 2021 as a key credit resource for both the firm's underwriting and portfolio teams.

Prior to Great Rock Capital, Karen spent 25 years at GE Capital in various risk, underwriting, restructuring and portfolio management roles, most recently as a Senior Vice President managing the portfolio wind-down of legacy GE Capital assets.  Prior to GE Capital, she held positions at the Bank of New England where she was formally credit trained.  Karen holds an M.B.A. from University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a B.A. in Economics from Wellesley College. 

Karen is a travel enthusiast and loves spending time abroad.  While it takes planes, trains, and automobiles to reach a destination, once she arrives, all Karen needs is a bike!