Karen Daly Smith is the CEO for the Volunteer Center of the Lehigh Valley. The Volunteer Center provides educational and motivational programs including recognition events, board development, and volunteer management training. In her role, Karen focuses on developing programs and services to enhance nonprofit organizations, and is instrumental in bringing together focus groups to maintain the highest level of programs and maximize volunteers in the community. She also serves as an adjunct professor at Cairn University, teaching both undergraduate and graduate programs in Human Resources and Women in Leadership, and runs her own consulting practice in leadership development and strategic planning with a focus on nonprofit organizations. Karen is passionate about the nonprofit community in the Lehigh Valley and continues to serve on various boards and committees in the promotion of their organization and mission.