As vice president, chief ethics officer and assistant general counsel, Kara Larson champions Evergy’s commitment to achieving a culture of ethics and compliance including investigations and federal regulatory compliance. She is also responsible for Evergy’s contract, commercial, labor and employment, litigation, and nuclear legal work.
After a decade in private practice, Ms. Larson joined KCP&L in 2006. She has assumed progressive levels of responsibility and leadership as a part of Evergy’s corporate counsel.
A graduate of University of Tulsa School of Law, Ms. Larson also holds an MBA from the University of Missouri-Kansas City and a bachelor’s degree from Drury University.
Ms. Larson is the executive sponsor of WE Network, Evergy’s internal women’s affinity group, in addition to having been awarded the group’s Woman of Achievement honor. She has been awarded the Women’s Justice Award for Corporate Counsel and In-House Counsel of the Year by Missouri Lawyers Media. Ms. Larson recently served on the Kansas City Chamber of Commerce’s Executive Women’s Leadership Committee.