Karen Pallansch

CEO, Alexandria Renew Enterprises


Day 1

14:00 – 15:30, The Big Squeeze


Karen serves as General Manager and Chief Executive Officer for AlexRenew. As General Manager and Chief Executive Officer, she leads AlexRenew’s dedicated team of more than 100 employees on our 35-acre campus that renews 13 billion gallons of wastewater per year. She has served as GM/CEO since October 2005 and has worked at AlexRenew for more than 28 years. She holds a Class I wastewater license, is a licensed professional engineer (PE) in the Commonwealth of Virginia, a Fellow with the Water Environment Foundation, and a board certified environmental engineer (BCEE) through the American Academy of Environmental Engineers.