Kara is an Executive Director and Wealth Advisor with over 32 years in the money management business. Her clientèle includes labor unions, corporate executives, business owners and multigenerational families. She and her Client Service Associate, Kara Donovan, work closely with each client to determine their unique goals, risk tolerance and time horizon with regard to their investments. They then make strategic asset allocations and tailor investment plans that strive to meet their clients' unique needs and goals. Kara and Kara rely on a service-based model while taking advantage of J.P. Morgan's global resources to benefit clients' investment portfolios.
Kara earned her B.A. in English from Boston College. She began her career as a Financial Advisor at Merrill Lynch from 1988-1992. She subsequently moved to Smith Barney (1992-1998) and Credit Suisse (1998-2003). Prior to joining J.P. Morgan in February of 2012, Kara was a Financial Advisor for 9 years at UBS.
Kara and her husband, Richard Hurd, split their time between their homes in South Dartmouth, MA and Naples, FL. She is an active member on the Council for Women at Boston College, and the Executive Committee of Boston's Campaign for Catholic Schools.