Karen Sheffield is a long-time corporate finance professional, working in a number of industries and for large companies such as American Airlines and PepsiCo. She has also held board leadership roles over a couple of professional organizations and has enthusiastically volunteered for various non-profit organizations including those serving people experiencing homelessness in Raleigh, NC. Currently, she is the VC-in-Residence at Pipeline Angels and she also serves as an advisory board member for BeeFree, a CPG startup company that makes all-natural and gluten free snacks.
Born in Peru, Karen is passionate about investing in underestimated founders. In 2021, she started making angel investments with the goal of building a diverse portfolio. She enjoys mentoring entrepreneurs and individuals with an eye on career growth and financial freedom.