Ms. Donnelly has over 20 years of operations and project management experience. Previously, Ms. Donnelly served as VIA’s Director of Investment Operations where she was responsible for the implementation of controls and efficiencies to support to the ETF portfolio management functions. Ms. Donnelly managed VIA’s soft dollar program and leads both the Investment Oversight and Brokerage and Best Execution Committees. Prior to joining Vident Investment Advisory, Ms. Donnelly was Senior Manager of Enterprise Operations and a Project Manager at Ronald Blue Trust, formerly Ronald Blue Co. (RB&Co). While at RB&Co, Karen managed multiple operational and regulatory initiatives, including migration of CRM and document management systems, managing the company wide broker dealer transition, assisted in multiple SEC exams and developed an in-house trade workflow system. Before that, she was VP of Operations at Boston-based Anchor/Russell Capital Advisors. She began her career in operations at Fleet Bank, NA. Ms. Donnelly obtained BS in Business Administration from Villanova University and an MBA from Boston College.