Miss America Organization Announces New Executive Director of Operations

The Miss America Organization is proud to announce Karen Nocella as the executive director of operations. She will oversee the day-to-day activities in the Atlantic City office.

Karen brings us over 30 years of experience in disciplines across public relations, marketing, and management channels. Karen joined the organization in 2008 as a tour manager for Miss America and worked as business manager and executive director of promotions and licensing where she was tasked with growing the brand through Miss America’s appearances. Prior to coming to MAO, she worked for the Phillies professional baseball club in their public and community relations department.

Karen’s honors include being featured in South Jersey Magazine’s Super Women, 2015.

About The Miss America Organization (MAO)
The Miss America Organization, a 501(c)4 non-profit organization, oversees a national network of 51 organizations, including all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Miss America contestants contribute tens of thousands of community service hours annually and have raised over $16 million for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals and Miss America scholarships since 2007.