Carla Harris

by LP Green, II

Vice Chairman
Morgan Stanley

Carla Harris is a Vice Chairman, Global Wealth Management, Managing Director and Senior Client Advisor at Morgan Stanley. In this role, Harris is responsible for increasing client connectivity and penetration to enhance revenue generation across the firm. She formerly headed the Emerging Manager Platform, the equity capital markets effort for the consumer and retail industries. In 2013, Harris was appointed by President Barack Obama to chair the National Women’s Business Council.

For more than a decade, Harris was a senior member of the equity syndicate desk and executed such transactions as Initial Public Offerings for UPS, Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, the General Motors sub-IPO of Delphi Automotive, and the $3.2 billion common stock transaction for Immunex Corporation. She is the Chair of the Board of the Morgan Stanley Foundation and sits on the boards of the Food Bank for NYC, The Toigo Foundation and The Apollo Theatre Foundation. She is also the author of the newly released book, Expect to Win (Hudson Press).

Harris has a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Harvard University and a MBA from Harvard Business School.

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