District 6380 DGE Karen Marie Gabrys
BrendaK "WooWoo" as she is commonly known works in the Corporate World and has interest in the Business World.She currently holds the position of Storage Infrastructure Architect Team Lead for IBM servicing the AT&T Enterprise Storage Account.
Prior to joining IBM she held the position of Principal Technical Team Lead for AT&T Corporate managing the daily IT Enterprise 24 x7 365 days a year Operations Support Team for both NAS and SAN Storage Types for 22 years with AT&T proper.
She is also a Business Partner in a 35+ year hold Genetic Based Health and Wellness Company Nuskin/Pharmanex
She grew up in Livonia Michigan and attended Oakland University for Business Management. She then relocated to Denver, Colorado where she moved to continue her education in Management Information Systems/Programming. Upon returning to Michigan she has excelled in her IT Career with AT&T Corporate and has moved to IBM.
Brenda was invited to join the Livingston Sunrise Rotary Club in 2012. She has been very active in chairing committees, planning events and was club President in 2017-2018 where she grew the club by 22 new members. Brenda has also served our District as Assistant Governor for Sector 9 under Jane McManus, District Membership Chair under Sparky Leonard and will be serving District 6380 as it's District Governor in the 2021-2022 year
She enjoys lake living, her winter home in Florida, early morning boxing, yoga, boating, and is very thankful and blessed for her family and those that are close. She spends time volunteering at numerous organizations and has 4 Adopted Rescue Collies that keep her busy!