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August 31, 2022

Deputy Chief of Mission Carla Fleharty

DCM Carla Fleharty Official PhotoCarla Fleharty assumed the duties of the Deputy Chief of Mission at the U.S. Embassy in Managua, Nicaragua, in August 2022. She is a career member of the Senior Foreign Service.

Ms. Fleharty joined the Department of State in 1999 and has served overseas in Yaoundé, London, Dakar, Islamabad, Montevideo, and Santiago. She has also served in several positions in Washington, D.C, most recently as the Executive Director of the Department of State’s Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs.

Carla holds a B.A. in Journalism and Mass Communications from the College of the Ozarks, a M.A. in International Relations from Webster University, and a master’s degree in Military Art and Science from the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College. She speaks French and Spanish.