Karen Ernst

Article by Jennifer Oliver |   April 3, 2021

Karen Ernst is the SVP Talent and Culture at Martin Defense Group. She is responsible for overseeing Human Resources and Communications.

Prior to joining the company, Karen was the Director of Ethics and Compliance for Kamehameha Schools, one of the largest private charitable trusts in the world. Karen has 20+ years of professional experience ranging from corporate oversight to employee engagement. She draws from a wide breadth of experience, having worked with organizations across several industries, including energy, defense, management consulting, and education.

Karen holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration and a Master’s of Science in Business Ethics and Compliance.