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Karen Dougherty Buchholz

2013 Speaker

Karen Dougherty Buchholz is vice president of administration for Comcast Corporation. She leads a variety of corporate functions, including corporate real estate, facilities, aviation, diversity, political affairs, corporate services, travel and security.  Buchholz was recently the executive in charge of development of Comcast’s Corporate Headquarters, the Comcast Center.    Buchholz serves on Beneficial Mutual Bancorp Inc.’s board of directors and on many civic and charitable organizations, including:  Commissioner of the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (appointed by Governor Tom Corbett); Germantown Academy; United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania Campaign Cabinet; and former Co-Chair of the Alexis de Tocqueville Society Campaign; Paradigm Award and Scholarship Committee; Pyramid Club; and University of Pennsylvania’s Trustees’ Council of Penn Women. Buchholz recently served on several boards, including the Abington Health Foundation, American Heart Association Great Rivers Affiliate Southeastern Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Ballet (Secretary and Executive Committee Member), People’s Emergency Center and The Forum of Executive Women.
10:00 – 11:00AM How to Use Body Language to Influence Human Behavior – MR 204
12:30 – 1:00PM Local Leader Meet Up –Hall B
1:00 – 2:45PM Keynote Luncheon – Hall A