Vice President of People & Culture
Caren Block serves as a strategic business partner, coach, and mentor to the entire Casma organization. With a focus on growing and retaining talent and maintaining a healthy organization, Caren creates and sustains people programs that support the business. Specialties include creating and sustaining culture, providing thought leadership on organizational development, developing best practices, talent acquisition, supporting core values, creating performance management and career pathing programs, defining the company’s talent brand, and implementing scalable programs.
Prior to joining Casma, Caren held the positions of SVP of People & Culture at GNS Healthcare, Head of Human Resources for Neon Therapeutics, a TRV portfolio company, VP of Human Resources for Daktari Diagnostics, and HR roles with The RMR Group, and Core2 Business Consulting.
Caren holds a Master’s degree in Business & Organizational Communication from Emerson College and a Bachelor’s degree in English-Speech/Theatre/Media from Kean University. Since 2000, she has been a mentor with Women Unlimited, an organization that develops female corporate leaders.
Why Casma, Why Me?
It is inspiring and exhilarating to work with the best and the brightest people whose goal it is to bring bold scientific thinking to treating patients with a host of diseases.