Women of Excellence

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Karen Sue Newberry

Title: Executive Director
Industry: Nonprofit
Type of Organization: Nonprofit
Major Product/Service: Providing wounded veterans with innovative adaptive therapy programs on the ocean that help veterans achieve critical recovery goals away from military hospitals
Expertise: Ms. Newberry oversees operations. She is responsible for organizing activities including fishing. She offers fully equipped, handicapped accessible activities. Ms. Newberry oversees the building, maintenance and operation of various specially developed handicapped accessible boats for injured military, and disabled individuals who want to get on the water. She liaises with numerous captains who volunteer to run the boats. She also collaborates with local businesses regarding donations of marine supplies and services.
Geographic Area of Distribution: Fort Lauderdale, Florida
University/Degree: Some College
Born: October 7, 1967, Lake Geneva, Wisconsin
Hobbies/Sports: Yachting, being on the water
Career Accomplishments: Ms. Newberry states that Blue Water Warriors has a singular mission to help wounded veterans repair shattered lives.