Karen P. Robards

Co-Founder at Cooke School & Institute

Karen P. Robards

Karen P. Robards

Co-Founder at Cooke School & Institute

Overview
Career Highlights

Cooke School & Institute

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1006

Number of Boards

49

Birthday

1950

Age

69

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Trustee, President & Chief Executive Officer at BlackRock Enhanced Equity Dividend Trust

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Consulting Editor at Journal of Structured Finance

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Professional at BlackRock California Municipal Income Trust

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Professional at BlackRock California Municipal Income Trust

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Co-Director at Columbia University - Richard Paul Richman Center for Business, Law, and Public Policy

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Professional at BlackRock California Municipal Income Trust

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Fund Advisor at BlackRock Fund Advisors

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Former Professional at BlackRock California Municipal Income Trust

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Professional at BlackRock California Municipal Income Trust

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Professional at BlackRock MuniVest Fund, Inc.

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September 1, 2013
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July 21, 2013
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December 23, 2012
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Karen P. Robards
Co-Founder at Cooke School & Institute
Education
MBA

Harvard Business School (HBS) is the graduate business school of Harvard University in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. The school offers a large full-time MBA program, doctoral programs, and many executive education programs. It owns Harvard Business School Publishing, which publishes business books, leadership articles, online management tools for corporate learning, case studies, and the monthly Harvard Business Review.

BA

Since its founding in 1871, Smith College has provided women of high ability and promise an education of uncompromising quality. A world-class faculty of scholars are fully engaged with their students' intellectual development, and an open curriculum encourages each student to explore many fields of knowledge. Mentors for scholarship, leadership and service, across all spectrums of endeavor, allow Smith students to observe different models of achievement, then set their own course with conviction.

Career History
Partner
1987 - ?
Co-Founder
1987 - Current

Cooke Center for Learning and Development is a non-sectarian, non-profit private provider of special education services in New York City offering a school for students ages 5 through 21, and consulting and training services. The Cooke Center collaborates with parents and professionals to provide inclusive educational programs for students with special needs, from early childhood to young adulthood.

Head, Healthcare Investment Banking Activities
1976 - 1987

Morgan Stanley provides investment banking products and services to its clients and customers including corporations, governments, financial institutions, and individuals. It operates through the following business segments: Institutional Securities, Wealth Management, and Investment Management. The Institutional Services segment provides financial advisory, capital-raising services, and related financing services on behalf of institutional investors. The Wealth Management segment offers brokerage and investment advisory services covering various types of investments, including equities, options, futures, foreign currencies, precious metals, fixed-income securities, mutual funds, structured products, alternative investments, unit investment trusts, managed futures, separately managed accounts, and mutual fund asset allocation programs. The Investment Management segment provides equity, fixed income, alternative investments, real estate, and merchant banking strategies. The company was founded by Harold Stanley and Henry S. Morgan on September 16, 1935 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Boards & Committees
Independent Director
2013 - Current

Greenhill & Co., Inc. is an independent investment bank, which engages in the provision of financial advice on significant mergers, acquisitions, restructurings, financings and capital raising to corporations, partnerships, institutions and governments globally. The company was founded by Robert F. Greenhill in January 1996 and is headquartered in New York, NY.

Vice Chairman of the Board
2007 - Current

BlackRock Enhanced Equity Dividend Trust operates as a closed-end investment fund/investment trust. Its primary investment objective is to seek current income and current gains, with a secondary objective of long-term capital appreciation. The company was founded on August 31, 2005 and is headquartered in Wilmington, DE.

Vice Chairman of the Board
2007 - Current

BlackRock Corporate High Yield Fund, Inc. is a closed-end investment fund. Its investment objective is to provide shareholders with current income. The firm secondary investment objective is to provide shareholders with capital appreciation. The company was founded on May 30, 2003 and is headquartered in Wilmington, DE.

Chair Emerita, Board of Trustees
Tenure Unconfirmed

Cooke Center for Learning and Development is a non-sectarian, non-profit private provider of special education services in New York City offering a school for students ages 5 through 21, and consulting and training services. The Cooke Center collaborates with parents and professionals to provide inclusive educational programs for students with special needs, from early childhood to young adulthood.

Political Donations
$2,300
2007

Former Senator from New York

$1,000
2005

Former Senator from New York

Public Holdings
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Other Affiliations

Karen P. Robards is affiliated with Robards & Co. LLC, Cooke School & Institute, Morgan Stanley, BlackRock Advisors LLC, BlackRock Investment Management LLC, Debt Strategies Fund, Inc., BlackRock Dividend Income Trust, AtriCure Inc., Tiptree, Inc., Greenhill & Co. Inc., BlackRock Energy & Resources Trust, Blackrock Enhanced Global Dividend Trust, BlackRock Credit Allocation Income Trust, BlackRock Municipal 2030 Target Term Trust, BlackRock MuniYield New Jersey Fund, Inc., BlackRock New Jersey Municipal Income Trust, BlackRock MuniYield Quality Fund, Inc., Blackrock Core Bond Trust, Blackrock Muniyield Pennsylvania Insured Fund, Greenhill & Co. Inc., BlackRock Enhanced Equity Dividend Trust, BlackRock Corporate High Yield Fund VI Inc., BlackRock Credit Allocation Income Trust, Blackrock Enhanced International Dividend Trust, BlackRock Municipal 2030 Target Term Trust, BlackRock Multi-Sector Income Trust, BlackRock Resources & Commodities Strategy Trust, Blackrock Limited Duration Income Trust, BlackRock Enhanced Capital & Income Fund, Inc., BlackRock California Municipal Income Trust, BlackRock MuniYield Quality Fund, Inc., Blackrock Enhanced Global Dividend Trust, BlackRock Health Sciences Trust, BlackRock Floating Rate Income Trust, BlackRock Income Trust, Inc., BlackRock MuniYield New Jersey Fund, Inc., Blackrock Utility, Infrastructure & Power Opportunities Trust, BlackRock Energy & Resources Trust, BlackRock Investment Quality Municipal Trust, Inc., BlackRock Municipal Bond Trust, BlackRock Florida Municipal 2020 Term Trust, Blackrock Muniyield Fund, Inc., BlackRock Muni Enhanced Fund, Inc., Blackrock Muniyield Pennsylvania Insured Fund, Blackrock MuniYield Investment Quality Fund, BlackRock Muniholdings New York Quality Fund, Inc., BlackRock Municipal Income Investment Trust, BlackRock Muni New York Intermediate Duration Fund, Inc., BlackRock MuniHoldings Quality Fund, Inc., Blackrock Muniyield Quality Fund II, Blackrock Municipal Income Quality Trust, BlackRock MuniAssets Fund, Inc., Blackrock Core Bond Trust, BlackRock MuniVest Fund, Inc., Blackrock Municipal Income Trust, BlackRock Municipal Income Trust II, BlackRock Virginia Municipal Bond Trust, BlackRock Maryland Municipal Bond Trust, Greenhill Capital Partners LLC, Tiptree, Inc., Debt Strategies Fund, Inc., BlackRock New Jersey Municipal Income Trust, BlackRock California Municipal 2018 Term Trust, AtriCure Inc., CineMuse, Inc., Enable Medical Corporation, BlackRock Dividend Income Trust, Enable Injections, Inc., Cooke School & Institute

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