Kara Ardis is a Vice President at a Broker-Dealer in Austin, TX.   She has successfully educated Texas Superintendents and CFO’s on investing alternatives and municipal debt underwriting, implemented an enormous software change for a nationally ranked insurance agency, helped many companies increase efficiencies and performance, and served on a core team for multiple acquisitions.  Kara is President of the Board of Directors for The Overton Group, a not-for-profit dual language program helping Austin children bridge the language gap.  Kara is currently attending Colorado State University for her Masters in Management degree, received a B.A. in Rhetoric from Drake University, and holds her FINRA licenses including the Series 7, 63 and 24 (Designated Supervisor).  Kara lives in Austin with her husband Andrew, (soon to be) newborn son, Easton and beagle named Bailey.