President, SR/WA, R/W-AMC, GC, CPM®
With more than 25 years of industry experience, Karen Starr, SR/WA, R/W-AMC, GC, CPM®, is Epic’s President. She is a seasoned project manager and has oversight of all client projects within the region. Karen’s comprehensive acquisition background includes single-family residential, multi-family, mobile home parks, and commercial and industrial properties, and she provides ancillary services ranging from community outreach to managing building demolition and environmental remediation. Karen has worked extensively with local, state and federal governments, including numerous cities and counties, Caltrans District 8, Caltrans Local Program, the Federal Highway Administration, and federal and state regulatory agencies, as well as utility companies. Central to her project management approach is unwavering attention to budget management, meeting deadlines, collaboration and communications, ethics, and safety. As a licensed general contractor, Karen brings added insight to project delivery and is able to effectively convey construction plans in lay terms, an asset that has proven invaluable when working with the public.