Chief Executive Officer
Karen Pallansch joined AlexRenew as a staff engineer back in 1994 and has worked her way up to the top, serving as our General Manager since 2005. In addition to her day-to-day duties leading AlexRenew, Ms. Pallansch is also actively involved with numerous boards and associations, such as the National Association of Clean Water Agencies, Water Environment Federation, Water Environment Research Council, Virginia Association of Municipal Wastewater Agencies, and Virginia Municipal League Insurance Pool.
Ms. Pallansch holds a Bachelors of Science in Chemical Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh, and a Masters in Business Administration from East Texas State University. She is also a Registered Professional Engineer in Virginia, as well as a Board Certified Environmental Engineer and Class I Wastewater Operator.