With her degree in communications, Karla Silva’s background is focused in the areas of Visual Communications, Public Relations, Media, Journalism, Marketing, and Business. For 20 years, she catered to the music/entertainment industry with clients such as Univision, BMG, Sony Music, Fonovisa, Promoevents, among others.
Her ability to develop long-lasting relationships based on providing value and trust has always been one of her strongest qualities. She recently transitioned into the finance and development industry, where she saw the growing need for housing and financial education. Karla established Monarks Strategic Alliances’ consulting firm to provide sponsors, developers, and investors, innovative investment structures, capital placements, and finance solutions. She brings valuable partners, and strategic alliances to the private equity investment firms and construction companies focused on ground-up developments and value add opportunities mainly in multifamily assets, small lot sub-division units, mixed-use retail and office buildings, cannabis, boutique hotels, and senior living communities.
As a mother of two, her children are the main reason she continues supporting and promoting organizations that are making a difference. She is an active member of multiple community groups and organizations such as Alliance of Multicultural Entrepreneurs (AME), Legacy Charitable Foundation, VIP Latina Business Council, Mundo Maya Foundation, US – Mexico Chamber of Commerce, National Latina Business Women Association-Los Angeles Chapter (NLBWA), Toastmasters International, Commercial Investment Property Pitch (CIPP), US-Mexico Chamber of Commerce, among others.
President / Monarks Strategic Alliances
In most deals, there are outside influences that impact your negotiations. Sometimes, these have significant sway over your ability to close a deal. In today’s episode, Christine McKay interviews Karla Silva, Vice President of Investor Relations for Vivative Ventures, Inc. When she talks to potential investors in Vivative’s projects, Karla always has an invisible third-party at the table with her. Who is that? It’s the voice of the community in which her project resides. Karla takes us on a tour of the real estate development world and shows us how all the different players come together to deliver large, transformative projects.