Karla Organist

Program Manager, IDM

Karla Organist
Location: 

BCS 113EE

Phone: 
(319) 273-6524

Karla Organist

Program Manager, IDM

Karla Organist assists communities, economic development organizations and other nonprofits with strategic planning. That includes community or region-wide planning, organizational planning and workforce planning. She has additional responsibilities as assistant director for the Heartland Economic Development Course and as a team member on UNI's EDA University Center project. Organist has previous work experience in economic development; comprehensive, housing, hazard mitigation and transportation planning; entrepreneurship; and business consulting and financial training for childcare businesses.

She looks at students as peers who she can guide through the professional of economic development.

Hobbies & Interests:

In her free time, Organist enjoys trying new art techniques, playing ping pong, and enjoying a local craft IPA or wine on an outdoor patio after a nice long walk!