Karla is a lifelong resident of the Eastern Shore. She and her husband reside on a small farm in Trappe, Maryland. She is a proud mother of two young-adult children; her daughter is continuing her training as a pre-professional Opera singer and her son is in training as a Firefighter for Prince George's County.
Karla is active at the association level within the Mid Shore Board of REALTORS, and serves on the membership and education committees. Offering a great deal of her time as a volunteer, Karla was recognized in 2017 with the Mid-Shore Board of REALTORS Community Service Award. Some of her volunteer hours assist the Talbot County Arts Council; Festival of Trees with Talbot Hospice; the Talbot Humane Society; Talbot County 4-H Clubs and Talbot County Fair; St. Marks Church; and the Trappe Volunteer Fire Department.