March 7, 2023
MONROE TOWNSHIP, NJ (MIDDLESEX)–Karyn Miller, Market Manager and Managing Director of regional commerce banking for Capital One in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Delaware, will be honored by the Tri-County Scholarship Fund at their 10th Annual Women of Achievement Luncheon on March 21, 2023 at the Fiddler’s Elbow Country Club in Bedminster, New Jersey.
“We are thrilled to be honoring Karyn,” said Tri-County President, Prudence Pigott. “Each year the event recognizes outstanding women whose career accomplishments and community service make them leaders in the community, and role models for our scholarship students.”
The luncheon raises funds to support Tri-County’s Freedom Scholars Program. Candidates for the program are high school students who have demonstrated both great academic potential and financial need. Freedom Scholars is a partnership between high schools, families and the Fund, enabling students to choose values-based, high performing independent high schools. 100% of Freedom Scholars graduate from high school and go on to attend college.
2023 marks the 10 year anniversary of the Tri-County Scholarship Fund Women of Achievement Luncheon. The event will also honor Nikki Sumpter, Executive VP, Chief Administrative Officer of Atlantic Health System; Heather Sperduto, VP of Sales Operations Account Channel for ADP; and Betsy McNeilly, Executive Director, Wealth Management and Financial Advisor with Morgan Stanley.
2023 Women of Achievement Honoree, Karyn Miller, Market Manager and Managing Director of Regional Commerce Banking, Capital One
Karyn Miller is Managing Director and Market Manager of regional commercial banking for Capital One, responsible for growing Capital One’s presence in the commercial space, focusing on customized banking solutions for the bank’s commercial clients.
A graduate of the Rutgers University School of Business, Miller has three decades of experience in building business segments and brands, and 25 years working in management positions within the banking business. Prior to joining Capital One, Miller served as a commercial banker for JP Morgan Chase where she was Executive Director and the National Head of Beverage Finance, before also being tasked with rebranding the apparel team to become a national specialized discipline.
Her work in the beverage space connected her to the founder of Bai Brands, who hired her as Chief Strategy Officer for a new line of alcoholic sparkling beverages, Crook & Marker. After establishing a national route to market for the brand, she was promoted to Chief Financial Officer, where she continued building and managing the now national brand’s accounting, finance, legal, and human resources teams.
“As the first in my family to graduate from college, I know firsthand how transformative educational opportunity can be for one’s life and career,” Miller said. “I am impressed with the Tri-County Scholarship recipients and their parents who work hard for this opportunity, and am proud to help raise funds for high school scholarships that open doors for local students.”
Miller is a board member of Family Connections and NJ Chamber of Commerce. Her past service includes serving as a board member and past chairman of Coordinated Family Care in North Brunswick Twp., past member of the Planned Giving Committee for Ronald MacDonald House in New Brunswick and Long Branch, engagement with the Wine and Spirits Wholesalers of America’s Women’s Leadership Council and CohnReznick’s Women’s Executive Forum.
Miller and her husband and three children reside in Monroe Township, NJ.
About Tri-County Scholarship Fund
Tri-County Scholarship Fund was founded in 1981. Alarmed by the failing public school system and the mounting inequities in educational choice for families in poorer communities, The Most Reverend Bishop Frank Rodimer, Bishop of Paterson (now deceased) and Ed Hennessy, (retired) CEO of Allied Signal, joined forces to create an organization that would provide scholarship assistance based upon financial need, for students to attend independent K-12 schools.
Since 1981, over 34,000 scholarships have been awarded, amounting to more than $36 million dollars. Families in the lowest income levels are able to choose quality educational opportunities for their children in safe schools that offer a sense of family and a disciplined learning environment. For the current school year In 2022, Tri-County has awarded 820 scholarships to financially disadvantaged students in grades K-12. The waiting list of equally deserving applicants is comprised of 1600 more children, waiting for their opportunity.
Karyn Miller at a recent mentoring session and school visit with Mary Help of Christians Academy students in North Haledon, NJ
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