Karen Cunningham led a successful career in marketing and brand management, primarily in the consumer packaged goods and foodservice industries. She worked for Pet, Inc. and The Pillsbury Company in progressive brand management roles for various grocery and frozen brands, including Häagen-Dazs ice cream and novelties. Most recently, she led product development, marketing and creative strategy, creative development and execution, and menu development and engineering for Steak n Shake Enterprises, Inc. Ms. Cunningham serves on the board of Paws & Think, a dog therapy organization, and she and her dog Archie, work as a therapy team. She earned a B.S. in business administration from the University of Kansas and an M.B.A. in marketing from Indiana University.