Karen Wells


Karen Wells has been the Director, Investigations and Enforcement Bureau (IEB) of the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC)since January of 2013. As the first IEB Director of the newly formed agency, was responsible for developing protocols for Bureau operations on suitability investigations and regulatory compliance. Currently oversees Licensing Division, Financial Investigation Division, Gaming Agent Division, and State Police Gaming Enforcement Unit assigned to the Commission. Prior to joining the MGC, served as Undersecretary for Law Enforcement at the Massachusetts Executive Office of Public Safety and Security, and as a Massachusetts Assistant Attorney General and an Assistant District Attorney at the Middlesex County District Attorney’s office.