The Maurer Foundation Announces New Director of Marketing and Communications

Karen Loeffler has joined The Maurer Foundation (TMF) for Breast Health Education in the newly created position of Director of Marketing and Communications. As part of TMF’s plan for strategic growth, Karen will cultivate new sources of funding and be responsible for the branding and promotion of corporate sponsorships of TMF’s Breast Health Programs.

Edward Travaglianti, The Maurer Foundation Board Chairman, stated, “We are delighted to have Karen join us at a key time in the organization’s evolution. Karen comes on board at a time when the Foundation is poised for growth.”

Kim Rozzi, Executive Director, further stated, “Karen’s successful track record in marketing and public relations will translate beautifully in the non-profit arena. I am honored to have the opportunity to have a most esteemed and exemplary individual join our team.”

Karen Loeffler has a proven record of goal attainment in marketing, public relations and sales. Most recently, Karen initiated and directed the Concierge operations of Americana Manhasset, the upscale, luxury shopping center on Long Island’s North Shore. An accomplished public speaker, Karen participated in live television segments; hosted runway fashion shows and made public appearances on behalf of Americana Manhasset. In her role as Fashion Director, also known as Director of Client Services, Karen worked actively with all participating organizations in Americana Manhasset’s annual Champions for Charity® Holiday Shopping Benefit. Her community outreach also encompassed the work she did on event committees for several organizations including Adelphi University, North Shore Long Island Jewish Health System, Nassau County Museum of Art and St. Francis Hospital.

Karen’s previous experience in the retail field includes management positions at Tiffany & Company, St. John, Saks Fifth Avenue, Bloomingdale’s, and Macy’s. In 1982, Karen was recruited from Tiffany & Co. by Condé Nast Publications to join the editorial staff at Bride’s Magazine. She traveled extensively, promoting advertisers’ products at the retail level, hosting bridal events and fashion shows.