Karissa is the Vice President of Finance & Administration at Azavea.

Karissa holds a B.A. in Fine Arts from the University of Pennsylvania and joined Azavea in January 2015. As the Vice President of Finance & Administration, Karissa is responsible for overseeing core operating functions and policy related to human resources and finance. She also supports colleagues’ business development work by managing systems and data related to marketing and sales at Azavea.

Outside of work, Karissa enjoys gaming and cooking with her husband. She also holds a position as a staff member of a large online gaming community, and attempts to read a book or work on writing her own every day.