Karen Conway

Pat’s Run Expo Manager

Karen is an Arizona native and a proud graduate of the University of Arizona. She began her professional career at the Phoenix Suns and soon after became the Senior Director of Community Affairs for the Arizona Diamondbacks and the Executive Director of the Diamondbacks Foundation. Continuing her work with Jerry Colangelo, she later became the Executive Director of the Patriot All-America Golf Invitational at Wigwam Arizona.

In addition to her professional sports experience, she also brings with her charitable experiences as a member of the Board of Directors for Families Giving Back, Fresh Start Women’s Foundation, Communities in Schools of Arizona and was honored to be named Board President for the US Airways Educations Foundation for four years. Continuing her education, Karen earned a graduate certificate from New York University’s Robert Tisch Institute for Global Sport in 2021 and currently volunteers her time as a board member of the Dance Motion Performing Company and the Pinnacle High School Baseball Blue Diamond Booster Club.

Karen makes her home with her husband Grant and three teenagers, Dylan, Alyssa and Trevor in north Phoenix. Karen became involved in Pat’s Run in 2023. This is her second year as Expo Manager, and she looks forward to being a part of this wonderful event and organization for years to come.