Karen provides accounting services to Bend businesses. Prior to coming to Bend, Karen worked as a CPA and a Controller in high-tech companies. When Karen moved to Bend, she joined Entre Prises and worked there for several years. Karen enjoys working with small companies and learning more about the businesses in Central Oregon.
With over 40 years of sales and management experience, Dennis has real-world experience as a front line manager having owned and managed several small businesses including a parcel delivery service and a Cessna Aircraft dealership. Dennis is a Past Chairman of the Bend Chamber of Commerce and is Past President of the Rotary Club of Greater Bend. He most recently served on the Board of Directors of Opportunity Knocks.
Lisa recently joined Opportunity Knocks in a support role to help drive organizational excellence. Her previous experience includes working as an Account Manager for KIALOA Paddles, a growing local outdoor lifestyle company, which was a perfect fit for her love of water sports.
Susie has been involved with Opportunity Knocks since the organization began. She worked as the Director for the Bend Downtowners Association for five years during a redevelopment and improvement time in the early 90’s. In 1997, she joined Jim Schell, the organization's founder, in the development and management of Opportunity Knocks. Susie served in the role of Executive Director for many years and presently works with the Opportunity Knocks’ Facilitators providing recruitment, development and ongoing support for the teams.