Kara is the Director of Software Engineering for SkillSmart. With 20 years of experience as a full-stack developer, Kara creates strategic plans and processes to move the development team forward and participates in front-end web development with a focus on user experience.
Prior to joining SkillSmart, Kara was a founding partner of Tamberra Web Development, leading digital initiatives for large media companies building out their new digital agencies, as well as guiding their news/media sites to profitability with new features and functions.
Kara graduated from the University of South Florida with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science.
In her community, Kara volunteers her time as a mentor to future technologists at the Suncoast Science Center. She is also the co-founder of When She Happens, which hosts several events a year with the purpose of promoting women in business and giving back to local nonprofits with a focus on women and children.