Meet the Team
Chief of Staff
MBA, University of Michigan
BS, California Polytechnic University
Kara Zohn is excited to bring to vChief over a decade of experience managing complex projects and relationships for nonprofits and corporations. Before joining the team, Kara served as Interim Executive Director and previously as Program Director for the Los Angeles Fund for Public Education - now LA Promise Fund – a nonprofit that works to improve educational opportunities and outcomes for students in Los Angeles.
Kara has worked for Teach For America - Los Angeles where she led development efforts for the individual giving portfolio and at the DC Public Education Fund where she managed a portfolio of philanthropic investments in teacher professional development, blended learning, and district strategy. Prior to her roles in the nonprofit sector, Kara worked in corporate finance for the Walt Disney Company.
She earned an MBA from the University of Michigan and a BS in Business Administration with a minor in Spanish from the California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo. Originally from Los Angeles, she enjoys spending time with her family, practicing yoga, and cooking.