Karla Arzola is an experienced Health Information Technology Executive with 20 years of experience in delivering business solutions and is currently the Chief Information Officer at Rocky Mountain Human Services.
Karla earned a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering from the University of Texas at El Paso, a Masters in Medical Informatics from Northwestern University, and has certifications in Six Sigma, Health Information Management Systems (CPHIMS), Professional Consultancy, and Healthcare Chief Information Officer (CHCIO). She is best known for her expertise in utilizing people, process, and technology as the key factors to drive transformation. Her passion for leading change can be traced back to the beginning of her career when she was working at Stanley as a Process Improvement and Manufacturing Engineer, and later with GE as a New Product Introduction Manager. In 2010, she had the opportunity to transition to the healthcare industry and served as Director of Clinical Information Systems, and as Senior Director for Campus Technology at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center.
Karla is passionate about developing and helping people; as a leader and mentor she focuses on building confident, empowered, and engaged teams. She also volunteers her time to multiple non-profit organizations including dog rescues.
Karla moved to Colorado in September of 2019 with her husband Drew and their 5 dogs Lilly, Maggie, Arya, Jolene and Ben.