Chief Operating Officer
A graduate of the London School of Economics in Economics, Politics and International Relations, Cara leads the fundraising and operational strategies for the Conservancy. Through extensive work on capital campaigns and other fundraising opportunities during her 15-plus year career as a nonprofit consultant, Cara was involved in corporate giving, volunteer management, public-private partnerships, mission awareness, budget development, organizational management, and other fundraising strategies. This included planning, developing, and maintaining collaborative relationships with diverse community groups, municipalities, businesses, and non-profit organizations. Committed to volunteering, Cara has served on many boards and committees and is the past President of Art League Houston. She is a Certified Nonprofit Accounting Professional and proud to be a Senior Fellow with the American Leadership Forum Class XXXV.