Karla Kraynak Bruno is a former English teacher and librarian, with over 20 years as an educator and researcher to her credit. She is a published author of historical fiction and a frequent guest columnist for two regional Virginia newspapers.
As Director of Foundation Relations at LI, she increased foundation giving 39% in her first year and 24% in her second.
Ms. Bruno earned a B.A. in English and an M.A.Ed in Secondary English Education from The College of William and Mary, as well as a Master’s in Library and Information Science from The Catholic University of America. A life-long lover of liberty and holder of conservative principles , she is active in higher education reform and politics.