Karen Thomas became the Director of Learning and Development in 2022. She joined CHP in 2018 as the Learning and Development Manager. Karen has over 20 years of experience in Learning and Development, Human Resources, and Management. Karen has worked in the public and private sectors, in banking, insurance, local government, and non-profit. Karen holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Organizational Management and Development and a Master’s degree in Public Administration. She is a certified Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) and SHRM-SCP. Karen enjoys working with the wonderful CHP staff, the leadership team, and serving our residents and customers.
From our roots as a volunteer organization serving housing needs in Appalachia, CHP has grown into a multi-state organization nationally recognized for our capabilities and commitment to innovation and continuous improvement. Although CHP’s footprint has greatly expanded over the decades, our mission continues to focus on creating homes and communities that are healthy, sustainable, and affordable.