As the Creative Director of our firm, Kara designs and orders all of our in-house marketing materials. She captures high-quality pictures and videos of properties and uses them to create virtual tours and packages for our clients―both in and outside of Pittsburgh and the United States. She manages our website and oversees responsibility for updating our corporate social media pages.

Kara is responsible for providing in depth market research, analytics and data trends in commercial real estate for the Pittsburgh market as well as markets throughout the United States. She oversees national in-house real estate portfolio's to ensure timely responses to trends. Kara assists with gathering due diligence information and site selection data. Kara also provides insight to opportunities in the marketplace. Her ability to share rigorous analytic support to the deal process has made her an invaluable team member.

In addition to her work with Found Advisors, Kara offers her professional design services to personal clients. She has created logos, graphics, and marketing materials for people and businesses that cover a wide variety of industries in the Pittsburgh area.

Kara is a student at Point Park University's education department and will be completing a degree in English and Art Education in the Spring of 2019.

When Kara isn't working, she enjoys drawing, crafting, hiking, fishing, camping, long distance running, gardening, dance, musical theater, and reading. She regularly serves the Pittsburgh homeless community and children through volunteer work and tutoring. Kara is looking forward to graduating this year and continuing to use her creative and caring skills to positively impact her future students.


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