Karissa Chan

Director of Human Resources

Karissa Chan is Director of Human Resources at Gateway, focused on fostering a high-performing, inclusive culture through forward-looking talent management and organizational development.

Prior to Gateway, Karissa led HR for growing companies in the technology, healthcare, and non-profit industries. Her work in startups and acquisitions fueled her passion for empowering teams to scale.

Karissa earned her BA in Sociology from the University of California, Irvine. She is a Senior Executive Member of UCLA Anderson’s Human Resources Round Table and a SHRM Certified Professional.

Outside of the office, Karissa enjoys traveling, volunteering, and spending time with family and friends.