A job captain in Mackenzie's Architecture Department, Kara Grothen has worked on a wide range of project types during her time with the firm, including high tech, hospitality, commercial office, and mixed-use projects. Kara served as job captain for the innovative Wings and Waves Waterpark in McMinnville, Oregon. She joined Mackenzie as an intern architect after earning her Bachelor of Architecture at the University of Oregon. During her studies, Kara had the opportunity to travel to Italy for a month as part of a historic preservation program. She is a past participant of Mackenzie's Canstruction and Sand in the City teams.
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