Kari Johnson, an Indiana native, attained a Bachelor of Science from Johnson University in Knoxville, Tennessee. She assisted in non-profit start-up and execution in Wisconsin for ten years. Kari has written curriculum for various programs and facilitated students of all ages during her career. She has been a part of multiple new ventures of varying sizes and focus and been a mentor to several individuals over the years. Along with other certifications, she received a Small Business/Entrepreneurship certificate from WCTC in Waukesha, WI in 2007, prior to starting her first small business. Kari relocated back to Southern Indiana in 2009. Marketing, graphic design, and branding are her professional specialties. Kari owned and operated Indiana Imprint LLC for ten years prior to agreeing to assist other entrepreneurs through the Small Business Development Center. Kari was a Business Advisor from August 2015 to December of 2018. She moved to the role of Regional Director in January 2019.