Charla Smith

Staff Accountant

Charla, a native of New Orleans joined the Foundation in April 2018 as Finance Associate. In this role, Charla is responsible for the Foundation’s budget reporting, managing the Foundation’s relationship with its vendors through the accounts payable process, along with various other accounting responsibilities.  Charla received her Bachelor of Science in Accounting degree from the University of Phoenix, where she is an active member of the UOPX Alumni Program.

Charla spent most of her career in the Property Management and Banking industries focusing on Accounting and Finance. She is also the owner of The BodyShop Fitness and Boxing located in Marrero, LA. Charla is an adventurer at heart but also relishes in New Orleans’ vibrant arts and festival culture.