As Manager of External Relations, Karla (she, her, ella) works to ensure the BES team is effectively managing relationships with alumni, funders, and partners. Prior to joining BES, Karla was a Law Clerk to the Honorables Roberto Ramirez and Priscilla Loew and the Contracts and Operations Administrator at the Charter School Growth Fund. Karla achieved a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from the University of Central Florida and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Denver, Sturm College of Law. She is a licensed attorney.
Originally from Kissimmee, Florida, Karla resides in the suburbs of Denver, Colorado with her husband, daughter and dog. She is fluent in Spanish and English.