Kara Smith

Business Development Manager

Kara Smith oversees business development and marketing for Rupe Helmer Group and brings 10 years of construction knowledge to the company. Kara’s experience includes sales, community relations, event planning, strategic communication, and branding.

Kara is a graduate of the University of Central Arkansas with a Bachelor of Arts in Public Relations. Originally from Conway, AR, Kara landed in Tulsa’s commercial construction industry in 2009 and has made Oklahoma her second home. In her spare time, Kara enjoys spending time with her husband, Dru, snow skiing, hiking and traveling.

Kara believes in giving back – to her community and to her industry. She is actively involved with Society for Marketing Professional Services, The Junior League of Tulsa, Philbrook Museum of Art and the American Cancer Society to name a few.