Karla Roeber is Vice President of Public and Government Affairs where she serves as a liaison to government officials and media representatives at the local, state and national levels. Karla and her team coordinate efforts to share the Danforth Center's mission, vision and progress to the broader public through traditional and digital media and to visiting dignitaries from around the globe. Prior to joining the Center, she was Principal of Karla Goldstein & Associates, Inc., a boutique public relations agency serving nonprofit and small business clients. She also served as District Director to U.S. Senator John C. Danforth and Staff Assistant to Congressman Joseph M. McDade in Washington DC. She serves on the board of the Missouri Biotechnology Association and Central Reform Congregation. Karla received her Bachelor of Arts with honors from Saint Louis University.