Morgan Stanley Managing Director Carla
Harris has been appointed by President Barack Obama as Chair of the National
Women’s Business Council.
The National Women’s Business Council
(NWBC) is a non-partisan federal government council created to serve as an
independent source of advice and counsel to the President, Congress and the
U.S. Small Business Administration on economic issues of importance to women
“Congratulations to Carla on her
appointment to the National Women’s Business Council. Her tremendous energy, experience and vision
will make her an excellent advocate for women in business,” said James Gorman,
Chairman and CEO of Morgan Stanley.
Carla Harris is Vice Chairman of
Wealth Management and Senior Client Advisor at Morgan Stanley. She also serves as Chair of the Morgan
Stanley Foundation and sits on the boards of several community organizations. Harris began her career with the Firm in the
Mergers & Acquisitions department in 1987.
“I am honored and delighted to lead the
National Women’s Business Council,” said Carla Harris. “The NWBC’s vision for female business owners
and their role in our national economy is a strong one. I look forward to collaborating with my
fellow Council members as we work to add to the millions of female business
owners in the United States and to motivate those women aspiring to achieve as
producers, innovators and leaders.”
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