Karen Chen, Sr. Director, Finance and Corporate Development
Prior to joining Great Salt Plains Midstream, Karen was the Senior Associate of Corporate Development at Buckeye Partners, LP (NYSE: BPL), where she was responsible for the financial analysis, valuation, due diligence, structuring and execution of over $2 billion in acquisitions, divestitures and joint venture partnerships.
Before joining Buckeye, Karen was with TPH Partners, where she was involved in direct equity investments across the energy value chain. Prior to TPH Partners, Karen was an Analyst in the investment banking group at Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co., where she focused on strategic advisory and M&A transactions for companies in the upstream, midstream and oilfield services sectors.
Karen received her B.A. in Economics from Yale University, where she graduated magna cum laude and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa.