Karla is the head of human resources and administrative operations for the firm. She has been with HGJA for 15 years and works from its Chicago location. Like her fellow HGJA leaders, Karla’s expertise also lies in the sectors of early childhood, education, health & human services, community based, corporate, and government throughout the U.S. Before joining the firm, Karla worked for a Fortune 500 company as part of its HR team, supporting the Southeast region in Atlanta, GA. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology, as well as a Master of Business Administration. Karla’s favorite pastimes include traveling, reading, and spending time with her two children.