Kara joined the Resolution Ranch team in May 2017. She received her M.Ed. in Human Development Counseling from Vanderbilt University and undergraduate from Texas A&M on scholarship. Kara was the first to attend college in her family and for seven years has worked with adolescents at alternative boarding and day schools, juvenile detention centers, and residential treatment centers. She has also worked at a substance abuse treatment center for adults as an equine and adventure therapist. A well rounded and adventurous person Kara has worked as a Park Ranger, Zoo Keeper, Cowgirl, Teacher and Therapist. Originally from the Houston area, Kara enjoys rock climbing and working on her family’s ranch.