Director, HR & Business Operations
Karina serves as Director, HR & Business Operations for Affinity Investment Advisors, LLC. She rejoined the team in July 2011 and brings over 20 years of administrative and operational experience in both publicly and privately held companies in Healthcare, Financial Services, Advertising, Marketing, and Logistics. In this role, Karina is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day business operations, as well as the human resources, marketing, and administration functions of the firm.
Previously she was with Edwards Lifesciences where she coordinated the annual shareholder meeting, investor relations conference, and global finance conference in addition to handling day-to-day responsibilities of the CFO’s office. Prior to that she worked at Cerberus Capital Management’s Orange County Office and was responsible for the office expansion.
Karina was originally hired by the Affinity team in 2007 shortly after the acquisition by Morgan Stanley Investment Management and was responsible for transitioning the team to the corporate standards and procedures and served as the corporate liaison on all administration issues.
After hours, you’ll find Karina training at the gym or outdoors, supporting her family’s sporting activities, going to concerts, traveling, and enjoying life.