Carla Kuaiwa

(713) 550-0881

4655 Sweetwater Blvd., Ste 100 Sugar Land, TX 77479

Carla Kuaiwa is the founder and managing director of CK Cross Consulting, Inc., a veteran-owned small business. CK Cross Consulting focuses on small and medium size organizations, creating customized HR Systems and Designs to meet their unique needs and Organization Development Interventions to solve existing inefficiencies. In large organizations, CK Cross Consulting assists in department-specific and enterprise-wide projects. She has worked with different industries, such as Healthcare, Oil & Gas, Engineering, Architecture, Non Profits, and Education. Carla worked for Memorial Hermann Health System in Houston for 14 years where she gained interdisciplinary experience in multiple roles in Organization Development, Human Resources, Community Relations, and Business Development. Prior to Memorial Hermann, Carla served in the US Air Force for 13 years. She is a founding board member of Soleana Stables, a board member of Asian Pacific American Heritage Association, a member of the Houston Metropolitan Chamber, and volunteers at numerous organizations. 


She holds a Bachelor's Degree in Social Psychology, a Master's Degree in Business Administration, and a Master's Degree in Organization Development and Human Resources. She has been married since 1994 and has two children attending Texas A&M in College Station. Carla was recognized as one of the "2016 Top 50 Influential Women in Houston" by Houston Woman Magazine and one of the "2017 Top 30 Influential Women in Houston" by D-Mars. She is also a Senior Fellow of American Leadership Forum Class 44.


As a Human Resources and Business Consultant, Carla assists her clients with Strategic and Growth Planning, creating a plan to increase its effectiveness and efficiency through business development and talent optimization. As the companies grow, their need for bigger commercial properties also grows. Therefore, as a Real Estate Agent, she will be able to compliment that growth. In addition, as a Talent Search Consultant, Carla assists her clients with employee growth and relocation. She will now be able to assist these employees transition to a new city or a new location. She hopes to become more well-rounded in assisting companies grow their business, helping them and their employees with their personal and professional real estate needs.