Born and raised on the Mohawk Territory of Kahnawake, a reservation just outside of Montreal, Karlie works as the Financial Manager at the Mohawk Council of Kahnawake, a position she has held since 2014. She received the Governor General’s award in high school for the highest graduating academic average. She recently graduated from Concordia University’s John Molson School of Business in spring 2016 with a major in Finance. In 2016 she was appointed to the Board of Directors for the Kahnawake Youth Centre. Her role at the Mohawk Council of Kahnawake will be transitioning to a Business Development Analyst in the near future as she plans to start her MBA in the upcoming year.