Karen Stone

Program Manager

Lake Institute on Faith & Giving
University Hall, Suite 3000
301 University Boulevard
Indianapolis, IN


  • BA in Public Relations, School of Communication, Purdue University
  • MA in Community Relations, School of Communication, Purdue University


Karen Stone is a highly-motivated and results oriented program planner, with 8+ years of experience in event management, meeting design, customer service and marketing. Karen began at Lake Institute in 2012 as the administrative secretary and became program manager in 2013. Prior to joining Lake Institute, Karen worked in University Residences at Purdue University for three years where she trained and managed the Resident Assistant staff at Owen Hall. She spent three years as the Camp Director at The Riviera Club where she restructured and oversaw the camp program.

Honors & Awards

  • Certificate in Desktop Publishing Fundamentals: InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Page Design & Layout Basics
  • Served as the Chair of the Staff Development committee for the 2013-2014 academic year at the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy

Other Activities

  • Member and Marketing Co-chair of Giving Sum
  • Alpha Phi Omega Alumnus, a co-ed service fraternity
  • Enjoys volunteering with non-profits such as Keep Indianapolis Beautiful and Boy Scouts of America