Karly Brinla

Vice President Development Manager

"Our developments are based on holistic solutions that consider affordability, sustainability, transportation, and community amenities."

  • Dr. Brinla joined Brinshore in June, 2020.  As an Associate Developer, she is responsible for assisting with project management, including predevelopment, financing, construction, marketing, and community outreach.  She has worked on projects in Illinois, Indiana, Utah, and South Carolina, with particular focuses on repositioning public housing using Section 18 and RAD Programs, and on Permanent Supportive Housing.


Before joining Brinshore’s development team, Dr. Brinla worked part-time as a developer for Brinshore while teaching and completing her graduate work at the University of Illinois.  She taught Business Calculus and Linear Algebra for Business, in addition to numerous other courses in the Mathematics department.  She also consulted with Brinshore in 2014 on a statistical analysis project, where she designed and used a periodic algorithm to analyze fluctuations in the Evanston Housing Market.


Karly has a Ph.D. in Mathematics from the University of Illinois at Chicago, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics from Pitzer College.