Kara Ford is a Senior Payments Consultant who works with financial institutions, merchants and enterprises of all sizes to help them identify and implement innovative payment strategies. She comes to Levvel with 7+ years of experience in banking as a payments professional with deep knowledge in financial services offerings for commercial and retail customers. She has focused the last three years on P2P and Real-time payments with a focus on product strategy, architecture, and implementation of the services for customers.
Outside of the payments industry, Kara’s mission is to help bring equal opportunities to women in traditionally male-dominated industries. She is working to enable a strong pipeline of future leaders and helping women realize their unique potential. While not only focusing on enabling women, she is working to educate both men and women in leadership positions on our natural bias tendencies in the workplace, the value of sponsorship to bridge the gender gap and strategies to retain women in the workforce.