Kara is an Analyst at Energy Shrink performing research and analysis. Her projects include research to craft a Green Buildings Policy for Fairfax City and supporting the Buildings of Excellence Program for New York State Research and Development Authority which is focused on managing innovative carbon neutral projects. Previously, Kara has worked as an associate at an environmental consulting non-profit where her long-term project involved helping create a climate action plan for a local town in the Hudson Valley. Strategies included building efficiency upgrades, electric vehicle infrastructure, and stakeholder engagement. Overall, Kara focused on researching and reporting on relevant renewable energy programs, green technologies, and decarbonization strategies applicable to New York State.