Karen Edlund

Chief of Business Strategy
Karen Edlund

Karen has more than 20 years of experience working at the intersection of finance, affordable housing, and real estate. This expertise is an invaluable resource in her role as chief of business strategy for 2Life Communities.

Karen has significant experience in tax credit housing and investment finance. She is a past president of the Boston chapter of Financial Executives International, a board member of the Women's Institute for Housing and Economic Development, and a member of the finance committees for The Dimock Center. In 2017, she was recognized by the Boston Business Journal as the Nonprofit CFO of the Year.

Karen received her master’s degree in finance from Boston College and her bachelor’s degree from Middlebury College.

“I am passionate in my pursuit of a long-term financial strategy that allows us to meet the growing demand for high-quality, affordable, service-rich communities for seniors.”