Karen Wivell has served in the Ohio Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) since 2013. As the Cleveland Procurement Specialist, she serves Cuyahoga, Erie, Huron and Lorain counties in Ohio. Karen received her BS from Kent State University (KSU). She has more than 30 years in the corporate, non-profit and public sectors, including in marketing, administrative and procurement roles. Karen resides in Painesville with her husband Chris and two daughters, Elizabeth and Catherine.