Karen Rudeen serves as the executive assistant to the president of the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce. Karen provides administrative support to the president as well as the board of directors. She works closely with all Minnesota Chamber departments.
Prior to joining the Chamber in 2019, Karen was the assistant to the Chief of Staff in the President’s office at the University of Minnesota. Before that she spent six years at the Minnesota House of Representatives where her final role was Committee Legislative Assistant for the Commerce Committee.
Karen is a University of Minnesota alumna currently living in Lino Lakes. She enjoys exploring the metro area with her husband, children, and friends. She’s always up for an adventure! Her favorite activities include photography, concerts, outdoor activities, and spending time at the family cabin in Spicer, Minnesota.