Upon graduating from the University of North Carolina Wilmington, Kari joined the residential real estate industry in 2004 where she worked numerous administrative positions gaining knowledge and experience of the entire residential real estate transaction process. During this time, Kari also received her North Carolina Real Estate Broker license and spent over 6 years in residential real estate property management and bookkeeping.

In 2016, Kari transitioned into commercial real estate where she maintains all accounting aspects for the company as the Accounting Manager. She also maintains the property management accounts, while closely working with the property management team, owners and tenants.