Carla Jackson, MA

Chief Operations Officer
Carla Jackson

As chief operations officer, Carla oversees ChangeLab Solutions’ business operations, including development, IT, human resources, administration, facilities, and cross-functional management. She leads strategies to develop the internal infrastructure to strengthen our organization’s sustainability and impact.  

Prior to joining ChangeLab Solutions, Carla worked in fund development and volunteer management for a nonprofit in Milwaukee that works to end the generational cycle of addiction. She served in the Peace Corps as a rural health volunteer in Paraguay, where she worked closely with neighborhood commissions on capacity-building projects to improve health and wellness.

Carla graduated from the University of San Diego with a bachelor’s degree in international relations and received a master’s degree in international affairs from Marquette University.