Lisa A. Sahulka

Chief Operating Officer

Lisa A. Sahulka serves as the Southern Poverty Law Center’s chief operating officer, guiding the organization’s day-to-day operations. Before joining the SPLC, she served as chief financial officer for the Juvenile Welfare Board of Pinellas County, Fla. During her more than 15 years with the board, she developed infrastructure and processes supporting some 60 programs serving thousands of children each year. She also has held positions with CARE, Covenant House, and the Jacob Riis Settlement House. Sahulka has served as an adjunct professor at Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, Fla., and worked abroad at Casa Alianza in Antigua, Guatemala, and the International English Schools in London.