Cari Shein owns Shein Realty, where for the past 30 years she has acted as principal in manufactured and modular home subdivision and park development, and in the rehabilitation and trade of small commercial properties. Additionally, she held active roles in her family's manufacturing business, the Commodore Corporation, a national supplier of factory-built housing. Ms. Shein has been an active participant in her community and has served on many boards, including the South Bend Symphony Orchestra, Michiana Mathtracks, WNIT (a PBS affiliate), and the Chicago Human Rhythm Project. She earned a B.A. in political science from UCLA, a Masters in International Management from the American Graduate School of International Management, and an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago.