NRF Names Shunk VP, Applications Development

The National Retail Federation here announced the promotion of Karen Shunk to vice president of the applications development.

WASHINGTON — The National Retail Federation here announced the promotion of Karen Shunk to vice president of the applications development. In this role she will manage the design, development, testing and implementation of in-house software applications, and the review/selection of all package software applications. She also works closely with Richard Mader, executive director of the Association for Retail Technology Standards (ARTS), a division of NRF that is dedicated to creating an international, barrier-free technology environment for retailers. For the last four years Shunk worked as senior director, technology standards. Prior to joining NRF’s IT department, Shunk served as senior director, member services. Shunk came to NRF from the Food Marketing Institute.

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