Karin Girasek

Austin's Playrooms Director

Karin joined the Foundation as a volunteer in 1999 and each year took on more duties, By 2004 she was working full time. Karin oversees Austin’s Playrooms working with medical facilities to establish and maintain the playrooms. She coordinates the Austin’s Playrooms Luncheon and assists with the annual golf classic.  Additionally, Karin supports other Foundation events by managing volunteers and general coordination of all food & beverage arrangements. Previously, Karin had a 15 year career with Hilton Hotels and retired in 1994 as a Director of Catering. A graduated of Purdue University with a BS in Restaurant, Hospitality and Institutional Management, Karin and her husband live in the North Hills with their dog Mazie, and enjoy family time with their children and grandchildren.