Kara Kaplan

Kara spent her early career working as an investment associate at Mesirow Financial and at Angel Street Capital (a boutique private equity and Investment Banking Firm). She then worked in Business Development at ShopTalk, a deal focused aggregator and $30M venture backed start-up delivering a direct marketing voice portal. Her more recent experience included managing the business development at SelectDeck, a multi-million dollar direct marketing card pack/deal company that reached 450,000 affluent consumers on a quarterly basis. While at SelectDeck she was responsible for the creation of Giftbar.