Our Team

Kari Payton

Kari is an experienced professional in several realms of the hospitality industry. She is resourceful, meticulous and committed to an elevated standard of excellence. Holding several positions in management and leadership for the past 15 years, Kari thrives on seeing individuals succeed, and seeing projects from inception to completion.

With a background in both non-profit and for-profit organization, Kari is capable of navigating your needs within the context of your business. Her experience includes event planning, retail store and cafe management, hotel management, catering and dining management, and student services –  she is well-rounded to serve your organization from concept to reality.  

Kari holds a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Tennessee. She resides in Louisville, KY with her husband Joseph and their two small children, Henning and Ione.