Karla Golden, Ph.D.

Director, Business Intelligence


“A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored by little statesmen and philosophers and divines. With consistency a great soul has simply nothing to do.”




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Karla Golden is Director of Business Intelligence for TalenTrust. In her role, she leverages her background in industrial and organizational psychology. Her passion is to maximize both the economic growth and wellbeing of TalenTrust clients.

Karla received her doctorate from Colorado State University and has taught at several college across the Front Range. Her research includes optimizing environments for decision-making, employee selection, and performance management. Her publications have appeared in leading journals such as the Journal of Applied Psychology and the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology.

Prior to joining TalenTrust, Karla focused on developing targeted people solutions for organizations tasked with the need to rapidly evolve. She has worked with CenturyLink, Denver Public Schools, the United States Air Force Academy, Center for Creative Leadership, Molson Coors, and Rockwell Collins.

In her free time Karla can be found enjoying the beautiful Colorado mountains with her family and two dogs.

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