Kara previously worked at Rooster Teeth for many years. Over her time there, she held a number of different positions, such as receptionist, office manager and podcast set designer. She has since left Rooster Teeth to become the executive assistant at Powerhouse Animation, an animation studio in Austin, Texas.
She has been on several of the Rooster Teeth Podcasts and appeared in several other shows. Kara was born in San Marcos, Texas, United States. She says that, in order to get into character for her role as Weiss, she acts "whiny".
- On June 6th, 2014, Kara did an "Ask Me Anything" question and answer session with fans on the Rooster Teeth website, where she answered many questions about herself as well as her character, Weiss.
- She shares the same birthday with fellow RWBY crew member, Patrick Rodriguez.