Kari Goetz has made a career of making Tampa awesome! An (almost) Florida native, Kari has spent her life thinking creatively and translating that to the business community. She is the new Vice President of External Affairs for The Florida Aquarium. She has held leadership positions in marketing for the Tampa International Airport, where she managed historic growth and expansion. A Second City Hollywood founder, Kari has taken her love of improv comedy and built corporate workshops and MBA programs for USF and Wayne State University. A former audience development professional for the Straz Center for Performing Arts, Kari is still working as a performer and a director with Stageworks Theatre and Jobsite Theater. A member of the Athena Society, board member for Stageworks Theatre, and a long-time resident and enthusiast of Seminole Heights, Kari lives in a funky bungalow with her groovy husband, her righteous son, and many animals.