Kari has more than 25 years experience in corporate finance and accounting, start-up operations, and business analysis and strategy. Previously, Kari served as Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer at FocusFrame, a specialized IT consulting firm where she managed the Finance and HR for US-based operations as well as subsidiaries in Europe and Mexico. She held similar roles at eScene networks, a provider of streaming media application and HMG, an early pioneer in the eLearning market. Prior to moving to public finance, Kari was a registered CPA at KPMG. She also serves as Treasurer on the Board of Directors of Venture Strategy Innovations, a non-profit organization committed to improving women’s health in developing countries. Kari earned a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from the University of Virginia and an MBA from the UC Berkeley Haas School of Business.