Karla Dross


Chief Financial Officer | kdross@womenventure.org


Karla Dross has more than 25 years of experience leading the finance and administrative functions in nonprofit organizations. She has proven expertise in driving efficiency and productivity through evaluation of financial management systems and implementation of process improvements. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Health Care Administration from Wichita State University and a master’s degree in Public Affairs from the University of Minnesota.

She is thrilled to support the mission of WomenVenture, an organization she has admired for many years.

Outside of work, Karla loves to travel with her husband – beach vacations are her favorite!  She enjoys cooking, reading, walking and spending time with family and friends. She is also the proud mom of two adult sons.

Interesting Fact

I lived in 7 towns in 4 different states before graduating from high school.

Favorite Local Restaurant

Smack Shack

Favorite Movie

Sound of Music

Woman I Admire

My Mom