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Remembering Karen Renk

A tribute to the long-time executive director of the Incentive Marketing Association

My heart was heavy when I heard several months ago that Karen Renk, long-time Incentive Marketing Association executive director, was fighting cancer. She passed away surrounded by her family on Sunday, July 27, 2014. Karen had just celebrated 43 years of marriage with her husband, Thomas. They had three children together: Courtney (Derek) Brinkman of Rockville, Md.; Michael Renk of Gilbert, Ariz.; and Katherine Renk of Austin, Texas; as well as two grandchildren, Logan and Taylor Brinkman

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