Retired President and COO, Berkshire Gas
Chair of Berkshire Film and Media Collaborative Board
Bio: Karen Zink is the retired President and COO of The Berkshire Gas Company. As President and COO since 2004, she effectively led the organization through numerous significant changes, including three mergers, a 17-year performance based rate plan, 100% achievement of exceptional service quality results, a 13-month labor dispute, a complex moratorium of the Company’s so-called Eastern Division, and much more. Prior to her retirement, Ms. Zink led Berkshire Gas to reach a Settlement Agreement with the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office, resulting in a new multi-year rate plan that created value for the customers and the Company. Karen also contributes greatly to the community, serving on several boards including as the newly elected Treasurer of BBPW as well as Chair of the Berkshire Film and Media Collaborative. Ms. Zink earned her MBA from Western New England University in 1997 and her BS in Finance from Central Connecticut State
Offerings to BBPW Members:Client services include: fee-based financial planning, fiduciary investment management, retirement strategies, estate planning, life-disability-long term care insurance planning, education planning, tax/legacy planning, business succession planning.
BBPW Member Since: 2019
BBPW Committees: Board, Treasurer
Phone: (413) 441-5795