Relationship Assistant
Team Member since 2018


Kara Francke builds value for Tri-Star by supporting the relationship managers so that they are more effective in performing their duties. She is always looking for ways to improve her abilities with the evolution of technology and business practices. Kara has skills in organization, proactive anticipation of needs, communication, and is a team player. She has 10+ years’ experience in customer service and administration. She graduated with honors (magna cum laude), acquiring her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, focusing on marketing from Saginaw Valley State University. Kara is a member of the Saginaw Valley Young Professionals Network and has spent time volunteering for Saginaw Children’s Museum and Relay for Life.

What are your specific goals for Tri-Star Trust clients?

My specific goal for clients at Tri-Star is to make sure that they have immense trust in us. I want our clients to sleep well at night knowing that their investments are in good hands.

What’s the best piece of professional advice you’ve ever received?

Never stop learning. View everyday as an opportunity to learn something new.

What do you love most about working at Tri-Star?

I love working with such intelligent, caring and driven individuals. We work together as a team to accomplish goals and everyone is receptive of other people’s ideas and feedback.

What’s your favorite quote?

“You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.” – Wayne Gretzky