Kara Bunde-Dunn, Nebraska Book Company's senior vice president of marketing and sales support (Photo: Business Wire)At NBC, a leading provider of textbooks and solutions for independent college retailers across the United States, Bunde-Dunn will apply her experience in service excellence, talent development and sales growth to expand on the Company's rich history. "We are pleased to welcome Kara to the NBC team," said Rick Bunka, president and chief executive officer of NBC. "Her expertise in business development and client engagement will help further our efforts to enhance our ability to execute within the wholesale textbook business and expand our capabilities in software and managed services to better serve our clients in the higher education marketplace." Prior to joining NBC, Bunde-Dunn served as vice president of business development for National Research Corporation (NRC), a company known for its customer-centric care model. Before NRC, Bunde-Dunn held several senior-level positions at Talent Plus, Inc., where she led and developed a team of account executives and service professionals and established a proven track record in revenue growth, client retention and client satisfaction. "I am excited to bring what I've learned throughout my career to Nebraska Book, and I look forward to focusing much of my time on strategies that enable the team members at Nebraska Book Company to help their customers adapt to marketplace changes, grow store sales and increase profitability," Bunde-Dunn commented. "It is my personal mission to ensure every experience our customers have delivers on our brand promise."