Kara Chmielewski

Kara Chmielewski has been a Managing Director of Golden Seeds since 2014 and currently co-leads membership in the Boston chapter.  Kara is active in the Boston start-up ecosystem and an advisor to entrepreneurs.  Previously, Kara owned and operated a products and services retail franchise.  She has owned an independent consulting practice serving product development start-ups, financial services, and retail organizations with clients including John Hancock and BJs Wholesale Club.  Additionally, Kara has held corporate roles in operations and engineering at Polaroid Corporation and Johnson & Johnson (Neutrogena).  Kara has a BS in Electrical Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute and an MBA from Babson College.