Cara is the Managing Director of MediaTech Advisors, an advisory group providing fundraising, business planning and general strategic advisory work across the media and technology sectors, with a particular focus on early-stage companies and Entertainment. From 2018-2020, Cara was the Chief Operating Officer of Fitz Frames, a Los Angeles-based technology start-up that makes custom 3D-printed eyewear for children. For the five years prior to that, Cara served as the Senior Vice President of Business Development and Strategic Planning for Paramount Pictures where she was responsible for evaluating and executing strategic business initiatives for the company, as well as managing the greenlight process.
She started her career at Paramount as the Vice President of New Media where she launched the company’s first direct-to-consumer web-based initiative, ParamountMovies.com. From 2006-2009, Cara worked at Google in Sales Operations and Strategy, as well as Finance covering the Asia Pacific and Latin American regions. Prior to that, she was a Consultant for the Boston Consulting Group based in London. Cara spent two years as an Associate for the private equity firm Saunders, Karp & Megrue (now APAX Partners)and she started her career as an Investment Banking Analyst at NY-based M&A boutique Gleacher Partners.Cara holds a BSBA in Finance and Accounting from Boston University’s School of Management and an M.B.A. from Columbia Business School.
She serves on the Board of Advisors for Jhpiego, a non-profit affiliate of Johns Hopkins University providing reproductive care to 40+ countries in the developing world. She is a Trustee at Carlthorp School in Santa Monica and serves on the Finance Council at St. Martin of Tours Church in Brentwood.