Envision has named Karyn Page as Vice President of Innovation. Reporting to Michael J. Monteferrante, CEO and president, she will lead Envision’s BVI Workforce Innovation Center and help accelerate the organization’s strategic growth and cultivate new business partnerships. In addition, she will be involved in national legislative pursuits and partnerships.
“Karyn is a seasoned and trusted leader who consistently delivers results,” said Monteferrante. “Her outstanding record of accomplishments in business leadership and innovative programming will be critical as we continue to evolve Envision.”
The William L. Hudson BVI Workforce Innovation Center is dedicated to improving the lives of people who are blind or visually impaired by providing experiential training and job placement opportunities. The center also provides accessibility expertise and guidance to businesses around the United States toward a more accessible and inclusive workplace for all.
“I am honored to join Envision,” said Page. “We have more than eight decades of experience working closely to improve the lives of people who are blind or visually impaired. I look forward to pursuing new opportunities to ensure an inclusive workplace for all, and further contributing to the important work of Envision’s BVI Workforce Innovation Center.”
Page joins Envision after serving as the president and CEO of Kansas Global Trade Center, Inc. for over 16 years. Over a career spanning two decades, Page has worked closely with the public and private sectors advocating supportive policy, developing global networks, integrating ecosystems, and deploying metric-driven programs helping organizations optimize resources and deliver results.
She received a bachelor’s degree in international business and economics from Wichita State University and a Global MBA from Georgetown University.
About Envision: Envision (www.envisionus.com) promotes advocacy and independence for those who are blind or low vision. Founded in 1933, Envision is one of the largest employers of individuals with vision loss in the nation. Headquartered in Wichita, Kan., Envision’s mission is to improve the quality of life and provide inspiration for the blind and visually impaired through employment, outreach, rehabilitation, education and research. For more information, visit www.envisionus.com.