Kari worked for KPMG in Chicago and Des Moines before relocating to Columbia with her husband and son to pursue a career teaching. She began teaching the Introduction to Federal Income Taxation course at MU, and Kari currently teaches Introduction to Accounting, a required course for business minors, Financial Accounting Concepts, an intermediate accounting course for business majors, and Governmental Accounting.
Kari also works as a job coach to students involved with business internships through MU’s Professional Development Program. Professor Gingrich continues to stress the importance of written communication in business while teaching and assigns various writing to enhance the students’ skills in this area.
Kari is a licensed CPA in the state of Missouri and serves on the Board of Directors for The Language Tree, a language immersion preschool in Columbia.
BA Economics from the University of Missouri and M.Acc. from the University of Iowa.