CARA HARRIS (incumbent)

Cara Harris is the Human Resources Administrator at National Car Wash Solutions.  Prior to NCS, she was the Human Resources Coordinator at Bridgestone/Firestone for 6 years, and has owned her own business, Evolutions By Design, for 25 years. 

In addition to serving on the Affinity Board, Cara is a member of the African-American Juneteenth Association and sits on the Kingdom Council at Elim Christian Fellowship Church as the Building and Grounds Manager. She is also a member of the African-American Leadership Committee and is a proud member of Zeta Phi Beta sorority.

Cara holds a Bachelors Degree in Business Management from William Penn University and an MBA in Business Administration from Ashford University in San Diego, CA.

"My goal in life is to keep a positive attitude and to lift & inspire anyone I come into contact with. Having had the chance to serve on the Affinity Board for over a year now, and having the opportunity to learn the different dynamics, I know there's a lot I can offer."

Cara was born and raised in Des Moines and has been a member of Affinity for over 25 years. She and her husband, Tracy, have 3 girls and a 4-year-old son they adopted in 2017. Cara and her family live in East Des Moines.