OPERS Names Executive Director

 September 2, 2011 (PLANSPONSOR.com) – The Ohio Public Employees Retirement Systems (OPERS) has chosen Karen Carraher to be Executive Director. 


Carraher, OPERS’ Director of Finance, has been serving as Interim Executive Director since February 28. Her appointment is effective immediately.


Carraher joined OPERS in December 2002. She had served as the Director of Business Services for the Ohio Education Association, and was Controller for both Mount Carmel Health and Riverside Methodist Hospitals. She began her career as an Audit Manager with the accounting firm Ernst & Young. Carraher earned her bachelor of science degree in business administration from The Ohio State University and her masters degree in business administration from Capital University. She is a certified public accountant.