Early on, Carla spent over 25 years in the pharmaceutical and consumer products industry in a broad range of roles from new technology commercialization to Senior Executive in major corporations. Recently, she has taken advisor roles in innovative female-founded start-ups and women’s accelerator programs.

A mother and children’s Lyme activist, Carla is a medical professional dedicated to being a driving force for awareness and actionable changes within the Lyme world. Some areas of focus for Carla include finding reliable diagnostics, advanced treatment options, patient support services, research and legislation.

Carla is also involved with Traditional Chinese Medicine, is a Board Advisor for the Italian Trade Commission and a member of ILADS.
Carla has earned a B.S. in Biochemistry, a M.S. Education Sciences and an M.B.A in Marketing & Finance.