Ms. Karen Franzone



Karen Franzone has transitioned to the College of Graduate Studies as Dr. Canales’s new Business Coordinator III!  Karen joined Texas A&M from Pennsylvania two years ago as the Business Manager (Business Coordinator III) for the Provost and Vice President.  Prior to joining the University, she worked at Vanguard where she supported financial planners and worked with outside clients.  Karen’s other professional experience includes a supervisory position in the finance department at Towers Perrin, capital markets training for Price Waterhouse in Moscow, and teaching Spanish and Russian at a private school.  In addition, for ten years Karen owned a small business for which she managed tutors in the Philadelphia area.  She served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Russia with the first group of volunteers to serve in that country.  Karen has earned her MBA from Fordham University, BS in Finance from SUNY Binghamton, and a teaching certificate from University of Pennsylvania.