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Kara Newport

Board Position 
Treasurer
Phone 
(650) 364.8300 x232

Kara became the Executive Director of Filoli Center in August 2016. Previously, she served as Executive Director for Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden, a developing public garden, from 2006 to August 2016. In 2008, the Garden opened the Orchid Conservatory and this year plans have been announced for the newest addition, Lost Hollow, a children’s garden.

Before serving in this capacity, Kara’s career was focused in fundraising at organizations including Winterthur, Philadelphia Zoo, and Outward Bound. Kara has a BS in botany, and a graduate degree from the Longwood Program. She was named one of Charlotte Business Journal’s top 40 Under 40 professionals and was featured in Today’s Charlotte Woman magazine.