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Karen Anne Twitchell

Karen Anne Twitchell was American chemical company executive. director The Feminist Press of City University of New York, New York City, since 1984; director, treasurer Planned Parenthoood of Houston and Southeast Texas; Member of Houston Business Forum, Harvard University Business School (Houston), Professional Women's Breakfast.

Background

  • Twitchell, Karen Anne was born on September 27, 1955 in Smyrna, Tennessee, United States. Daughter of Tollyn Jules and Anne Tudor (Stinson) Twitchell.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Economics, Wellesley College, 1977. Master of Business Administration, Harvard University, 1982.

    Career

    • Budget analyst, finance department Massachusetts Department Public Welfare, Boston, 1976-1977. Analyst, corporation finance department Merril Lynch, Pierce Fenner & Smith, Incorporated, New York York City, 1977-1978. Analyst The First Boston Corporation, 1978-1980, associate in corporation finance, 1982-1984, Houston, 1984-1988.

      Manager corporation planning and development Southdown, Inc., 1988-1989, vice president, treasurer, 1989—1995, Kaiser Aluminum Company, 1996—2000, LyondellBased Industries, 2001—2009. Board directors Kraton Polymers, since 2009, KMG Chemicals, Inc., since 2010.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Director The Feminist Press of City University of New York, New York City, since 1984. Director, treasurer Planned Parenthoood of Houston and Southeast Texas. Member of Houston Business Forum, Harvard University Business School (Houston), Professional Women's Breakfast.

    Personality

    Interests

    Piano, travel.

    Connections

    • Married Kirk Edward Heyne, November 1, 1986.
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    Born September 27, 1955
    (age 62)
    • 1977
      Wellesley College
    • 1982
      Harvard University
    • 1976 - 1977
      Budget analyst
      Boston, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1977 - 1978
      analyst
    • 1984 - 1988
      analyst, The First Boston Corporation
      Houston, Texas, United States
    • 1988 - 1989
      manager, corporation planning and development Southdown
    • 1996
      manager, corporation planning and development Southdown
    • 2001 - 2009
      manager, corporation planning and development Southdown
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