Karen Kvackay is currently the Facilities Director on the BP Account for the Chicago Region, managing the Naperville, Warrenville and Chicago locations. Karen is responsible for delivering safe, reliable and sustainable Operations, Facility Management and Project Management services to the account working with a network team of operational professionals. She provides leadership to a staff of 150 employees.
During her 10 years on the BP Account, Karen has also held positions as the Director of Operations at the 16M square foot research campus, Transition Manager at the downtown Chicago Trade Center and Planning/Operations Manager for the Western Suburbs offices and R&D space.
Karen has 30 years of Facility Management experience and her background encompasses; Facility Operations, Health, Safety & Environment, Operations and Risk Management, Incident Management, Strategic Planning, Project Management, Transition Management and Staff Restructuring.
Prior to joining CBRE, Karen was a heritage BP/Amoco employee holding roles in Facility Operations, Construction Management and Environmental Regulatory Compliance.