Kara Kirkby

Kara Kirkby

Event Coordinator



Kara Kirkby joined the Dallas Sports Commission in March 2016 as an Event Coordinator. Born and raised in Austin, Kara moved to Dallas after graduating from Elon University in May 2015 with a degree in Sport and Event Management. She played volleyball competitively in high school, and was the president of the Elon Women's Club team during her senior year of college. Kara has experience in tourism, hospitality, and catering, and completed an event management internship with the DSC in the fall of 2015.

Kara resides in Uptown and enjoys spending time with her family in the area, exploring new places to eat, venturing outside into the beautiful Texas weather, and discovering countless other exciting opportunities that Dallas has to offer.

"The facilities, hotels, and local transportation coupled with the professionalism of the Dallas Sports Commission staff makes an event held in Dallas a winner before the first whistle is blown!" Tom Pingel Senior Director USA Volleyball

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