“There are a lot of people in the world who have never dealt with people who look like me. So if I can positively impact how you deal with the next woman that looks like me, that’s all good.” – Carla Harris
Carla Harris is Vice Chairman, Wealth Management, Managing Director and Senior Client Advisor at Morgan Stanley. In August 2013, she was appointed by President Barack Obama to chair the National Women’s Business Council.
Harris has been named to many prestigious lists, including Fortune magazine’s 50 Most Powerful Black Executives in Corporate America and U. S. Bankers Top 25 Most Powerful Women in Finance. She is the immediate past Chair of the Board of the Morgan Stanley Foundation and sits on the boards of many organizations, including the Food Bank for NYC, The Executive Leadership Council and the Robert Toigo Foundation.