About Kara Simon
As Director of Marketing, Kara Simon is responsible for advancing the brand vision for CultureNext, an employee engagement and recognition solution from Maritz Motivation Solutions. In addition, Kara serves as the General Manager for 3Cheers Recognition & Rewards, a DIY motivation platform from Maritz Motivation Solutions designed specifically for small businesses. She has a marketing degree from Eastern Illinois University and an MBA from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. Kara is a Certified Recognition Professional from Recognition Professionals International and her passion for employee engagement has led her on a personal crusade to democratize recognition.