Karen Maier (’74)

Category: Accomplished Alumni | Awards

Karen Maier is the retired Vice President of Marketing with Frisch’s Big Boy Restaurants. She joined Frisch’s in 1974 as a manager trainee and worked her way up to Shift Manager and then Unit Manager. Karen transferred to the advertising department in 1975 and became the Director of Advertising and Marketing in 1978. In 1983 she was promoted to Vice President.

For over 36 years Karen was directly responsible for the development and execution of the marketing and advertising programs, contributing substantially to the introduction and promotion of new products, marketing initiatives, and the retail marketing of the branded products.
Karen is also the director of the Free Store Food Bank and a member of the Tourism Ohio Advisory Board.