Kara Ehler is originally from a farming community in rural central Illinois. She moved away for college in New York City to attend the Fashion Institute of Technology. There she received her degree in Advertising & Marketing Communications.
While at college she held two internships, one at J.B. Cumberland Group, a PR firm, and the other at Mad Dogs & Englishmen, a boutique advertising agency. While at her two internships, she assisted on accounts for BODUM, CW-X, and '21 Club'.
After her internships & college, she moved to Washington D.C. to work for The Bomstein Agency as an account executive focusing on traditional media. She managed and maintained traditional advertising plans for home builders, car dealers, and major league baseball teams.
Then, Kara went on to Texas to work for USDM.net, an interactive marketing company, as an account supervisor focusing on the travel and tourism industry. She developed online marketing plans for Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, Emerald Isle Realty, and Atlanta CVB. While there, her account team won numerous awards for successful online marketing campaigns.
Currently at Powell Fine Homes Group, Kara serves as the Director of Operations.
In her personal life, Kara is a military spouse to a Naval Test Pilot stationed at Point Mugu NAS and a mother to three children ages 12, 9, and 5. When she is not managing the kids or her husband's busy schedule, you can find her on the running trails.