Carla began working in youth ministry over 20 years ago as a youth volunteer at Second Baptist Church in Michigan. She served on the church staff as the church secretary, Sunday school teacher, Youth Director, and was licensed to preach the gospel in 2010. She graduated from Ferris State University with a Bachelor Degree in Computer Information Systems and a Master of Divinity Degree from Central Baptist Theological Seminary. She was ordained on Palm Sunday in 2015 at Christ The King Baptist Church under the leadership of Rev. John W. McVicker, Sr., where she served as the Youth Minister, Associate Minister, and on the Family Life Ministry (Christian Education) core team. Carla currently serves as an Associate Minister and Youth Director at Bazzel Creek Missionary Baptist Church in Fuquay-Varina, NC, where the Rev. Dr. LaTonya L. Agard is pastor. She enjoys life with her family, which includes her husband, Darron, and their 3 children.