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Karin Koch

Karin Koch

  • Title
    Ecosystem Director
  • Education
    Master of Public Administration, University of Southern California
  • Team
    University Lab Partners
  • Focus
    Business Engagement & Community Serving Programming

Member Bio

Karin is an experienced leader in public service with a demonstrated history of working in local government administration and promoting social entrepreneurship. Starting her career out in public service by providing direct social services, she transitioned into the management of local economic and workforce development programs for the County of Orange, overseeing the U.S. Economic Development Administration’s Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy 2019-2023 and business engagement for the Orange County region. After 11 years of service, she joined University Lab Partners as the Ecosystem Director to oversee business engagement and community serving programming.

She graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor’s in Psychology from Arizona State University and is proud graduate of University of Southern California – Sol Price School of Public Policy with a Master of Public Administration.