Kara most recently spent 7 years as a Vice President for Barclays Investment Bank in New York in their internal audit function specializing in Finance, Compliance, and Financial Crime, as well as implementation of global strategic change initiatives. Prior to Barclays, she worked for 6 years as a Manager with KPMG, LLP focused on financial statement audits for banks and other financial institutions in Chicago and New York. Kara earned her Bachelor of Science in Accountancy at the University of Illinois.
Kara became involved with HNF after moving to New York in 2010. She is dedicated to raising awareness and supporting scientific research to find effective treatments and improve the lives of her family members and others impacted by CMT. Kara has recently relocated to Los Angeles where she is excited to raise CMT awareness and continue to expand the HNF network and support for our mission to the west coast.