As the Festival Director, Cara Fischer brings with her over eight years of event management experience. Cara has operated in a variety of roles within the event industry from Media Relations with the Austin Toros (the San Antonio Spurs’ D-League Basketball Team), to Associate Producer with local music maven Marsha Milam at Milam and Company, to the opposite end of the event spectrum as Event Coordinator for Austin’s largest events with the City of Austin’s Transportation Dept. and Parks and Rec Dept.
Originally from North Texas, Cara moved to Austin in 2007 to attend the University of Texas where she graduated in 2010 with a Bachelors of Science Degree in Public Relations and has focused on live event entertainment since. Some may say this career path makes her a glutton for punishment, but she prefers ambitious logistical adventurer.