Vice President, Regulatory Affairs
Karen Reidy joined INCOMPAS in 2006 as vice president of Regulatory Affairs, where she represents the association on issues such as business data services, technology transitions and network build issues. She also represents INCOMPAS on the North American Numbering Council (NANC). In 2013, Fierce Telecom named Karen one of the “Women in Wireline" for her leadership in shaping telecom services, innovation and policy.
Prior to joining INCOMPAS, she spent nine years as an attorney in MCI Communications' Federal Law and Public Policy department, representing the company before the FCC and the Department of Justice, on a wide range of telecommunication issues. Earlier in her career, Karen was corporate counsel and assistant project manager at a consulting firm, working mostly on a project that dealt with regulations associated with the Oil Pollution Act of 1990. She earned a Juris Doctor from the Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, D.C., and a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Maryland, College Park.