Kara is a graduate of the University of Louisville, College of Business with a BSBA in Marketing and minor in Sociology. She quickly started her digital marketing career at a digital advertising agency where she took on content creation, email marketing, SEO, social media management, and digital media buying. She has been nationally cited in FORBES and recognized by the American Advertising Federation as a “Hot 10”, just one year out of school. She has served as the President of the Young Advertising Professionals, and was the youngest person to present both locally and regionally on Digital Strategy for AAF Louisville.
In 2016 she was named one of the “20 People to Know in Marketing & Advertising” By Louisville’s Business First. She is currently the Director of Marketing of Power, after spending two short years on the digital strategy team. She now develops marketing strategies and new business efforts for the agency, increasing visibility and gaining more business opportunities.
She spends her free time #yogaing and helping the communities that mean the most to her. She currently serves on the advisory board of the Louisville Chapter of Women in Digital and the Asia Institute Crane House. Her previous service includes, Social Media Coach for Bad Girl Ventures (Cincinnati), Vice President of Diversity of the AAF Louisville, Founding member of the Crane House Young Professionals, food writer for BG Magazine, and part-time hand model when needed for shoots.
Brand experience: AutoZone, Carnival Cruise Lines, Fruit of the Loom, Russell Athletic, Texas Roadhouse, Sun Tan City, GE Appliances, GE Aviation, Lennox, Speed Art Museum, Quest Outdoors, Churchill Downs, UTC and AZZ inc.