Karen Wheeler

Director of Finance and Administration

Karen Wheeler is the Director of Finance and Administration at Second Nature. In this capacity she manages the accounting, human resources, operations and technology of the organization as well as risk management.

A skilled leader in change management and process architecture, Karen’s professional background includes experience in the non-profit, corporate and public accounting sectors. Prior to joining Second Nature in 2019, Karen held several non-profit CFO/Controller positions including the Unitarian Universalist Association (2010-2019) and MassEquality (2006-2010). Karen also worked in financial management in the for-profit sector for a number of years at IBM, and as a Certified Public Accountant at PWC.

Karen has a B.S. in Accounting from Merrimack College and earned her MBA at Babson College. She volunteers as a mentor for Big Brother Big Sister and as Assistant Treasurer at the First Parish Unitarian Universalist church in Framingham.