Kara Collins is a Mount Airy native and an alumna of NC State University where she earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications and was also a four year All American and Varsity Cheerleader and a 2016 D1A NCA National Champion! Kara began her career under a giant yellow sign that reads “Waffle House.” After 8 weeks as an Hourly Recruiting Specialist with 7 stores in the Raleigh/Durham area, she was promoted to Area People Director, responsible for 23 stores in Greensboro and Winston-Salem. Kara is now the Recruiting Director for over 20 stores in Eastern North Carolina!
Kara credits her success the relationships she has made in and out of Waffle House over the last 2.5 years. At 24, she is very dedicated to her work. She has a fearlessness and a spirit that lets her naturally connect to and develop partnerships with every person she meets. She goes above and beyond for her community, always making time to give back. Kara lights up when she can lend a helping hand and get involved in a great cause, especially when it will benefit the people, organizations, and universities in her area. Kara is always out and about in the community, so if you see her make sure you introduce yourself! She will forever change the way you see Waffle House.