Born and raised in Santa Rosa, Cara started her career in the trust department of a local bank. She has been a successful non-profit Association Manager and Legislative Advocate for the real estate industry, a financial services Office Manager and has been working as support staff for over 20 community associations for the past five years. Cara brings a wealth of knowledge and interpersonal skills to each of the associations she serves. She is currently completing the required courses to earn her CCMA designation. Cara also serves as Secretary for her own HOA and is founding member and Vice President of Sonoma County Matsuri Japanese Arts and Culture Festival. Cara believes that creating community is the best way to serve others.