Carla Madra

Portrait of STARS Board Member Carla Madra
Partner, Financial Accounting & Advisory Services, EY
Edmonton, AB

Carla is a Partner with the Edmonton office of Ernst & Young LLP (“EY”). Carla is the Edmonton office leader of the Financial Accounting Advisory Services practice within the Assurance practice. In addition, Carla is the EY Edmonton People Leader and Chairs the office’s Professional Women’s Network.

Prior to joining EY in 2013, Carla spent 12 years with another big 4 accounting firm and led the finance and human resources teams as the Director of Finance at an Edmonton based private company that provided workplace drug and alcohol testing services across Canada. Carla is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CA) and obtained her Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Alberta.

Carla is passionate about giving back to the community and has volunteer with many local organizations. In addition to her involvement with STARS, Carla is the Chair of the Board of Governors of NorQuest College and also chairs the Audit & Finance Committee. In addition, Carla has fulfilled two three year terms, with the Mental Health Foundation as the Treasurer of the Board of Trustees and she also chaired the Foundation’s Audit & Investment Committee.

Carla resides in Edmonton with her husband Don and their young daughter Alex.  Together the Madra family enjoys skiing, golf and travel.

Board Committee Memberships

Chair of Audit and Finance Committee