• Bachelors of science in accounting with a minor in business law from Minnesota State University, Mankato, MN



  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants



  • Certified Public Accountant in the states of Minnesota



  • Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants




Kayla started out her career in real estate management accounting. She worked at CBRE & Bigos Management focusing on commercial, industrial, retail & residential property management accounting. After about 6 years in real estate management accounting, Kayla joined the CLA family in 2015. In her role as a Controller for multiple non-profit organizations, Kayla has on-boarded new CLA clients, managed the financial departments with responsibility for budgets, forecasting, grant management, payroll, accounts payable and accounts receivable. She enjoys training and coaching new accountants to help them further their careers at CLA.

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