Karla has worked in the health care industry for over twenty years locally in the Tampa Bay area. Karla received her undergraduate degree from Florida State University, and earned an MBA from University of Phoenix, a Graduate Certificate in Geriatric Care Management from the University of Florida, and is a Care Manager Certified. In addition Karla is a Life Story Training graduate, and has earned an essentiALZ® Plus Dementia Advanced Care Certification. Karla is an active member of the Aging Life Care Association, and serves on the Florida Chapter Board of Directors. She is also a member of Better Living for Seniors, and American Society on Aging. Karla also proudly serves in an appointed position on the Dunedin Committee on Aging.