Cara Klansek



Atlanta, GA

Areas of Expertise

Cara is a director in the public health sector. She has spent her career supporting government strategy and operations at the federal, state, and local levels. Cara specializes in helping clients articulate and communicate their strategy, design effective and efficient organizations, manage through large scale transformations, and enhance business processes to support the execution of public health, defense, and emergency management programs. She currently leads teams serving the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Prior to joining Guidehouse, Cara supported multiple organizations within the intelligence community contributing to US biodefense and public health preparedness efforts. While at the District of Columbia Homeland Security and Emergency Agency, Cara was awarded the District of Columbia Government Exemplary Service Award for her efforts related to emergency preparedness and response.

Masters of Public Health, Drexel University, where she was a DHS/EPA Center of Excellence fellow in quantitative microbial risk assessment.
B.A., Biology and Spanish, Lafayette College
Certified facilitator (ATD)
Membership and Activity Information
Member, International Association of Emergency Managers
Young Professionals Board Member, Foreverfamily (foreverfam.org)

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