Karen Waltz


“Impact is a tremendous opportunity for women of any background to make a real impact in their local community. It is a truly rewarding experience whether you donate and vote or serve on a committee throughout the year.


Town: Rumson

Joined Impact: 2018

Impact Roles: Vice President, Advisory Group

Karen Waltz resides in Rumson, NJ with her husband and three children. She grew up in Manasquan then graduated from Villanova University in 2005 with a degree in Political Science and minor in Communications. She has 10+ years of sales, marketing, and business development experience in online advertising and technology. She relocated from San Francisco, where she started her non profit career. For 8 years she served on the Leadership Team in the Junior League of San Francisco and sat on both the Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee and Parcel Tax Committee for the City College of San Francisco. Karen was also a member of the Collaborative Against Human Trafficking and worked closely with Help a Mother Out, a non profit who provides diapers to local organizations.

Karen serves as the Vice President of Impact 100 Jersey Coast and also sits on the Impact 100 Jersey Coast Advisory Group. She is a member of the Junior League of Monmouth Country and is on the board of the Newcomers Club of Rumson, Fair Haven, Little Silver & Shrewsbury.

"I love seeing how the entire organization operates. It is quite impressive how a volunteer-led organization can accomplish so much."