Kara grew up in the small town of Tillamook, Oregon. She attended Oregon State University and graduated in June of 2018 with degrees in Finance, Marketing and Business Administration. Kara also has an option in International Business from her time studying abroad in Vienna, Austria. After graduation, Kara moved to Portland, Oregon and began her professional career at Think Shift. In her time so far at Think Shift, she has worked with clients who have participated in the company’s public workshops. One of Kara’s strengths is event planning, and she enjoys the complexity of the components that go into creating a successful event. Having a vision and executing that vision is something that excites Kara. She has also always enjoyed working with people. Kara loves experiencing new places and cultures, and is passionate about traveling for that reason. In her spare time, she likes to be out in the sunshine, whether hiking, running or camping. When Kara visits her family on the coast, they go out clamming and crabbing, and outdoor activities like these are something she misses now that she’s living in the city. Kara is also passionate about music, napping and painting.