Carla Harris is vice chairman of Global Wealth Management and managing director and senior advisor at Morgan Stanley. Ranked as one of the most influential black executives in corporate America, she is responsible for increasing client connectivity and penetration to enhance revenue generation. Ms. Harris has extensive industry experience in the technology, media, retail, telecommunications, transportation, industrial and healthcare sectors. In 2013, President Obama appointed her to chair the National Women’s Business Council. Ms. Harris earned her MBA from Harvard Business School and her AB in economics from Harvard University. She is active in her community and sits on a number of boards, including the Morgan Stanley Foundation and the Food Bank for New York City. Outside of work, Ms. Harris is an accomplished gospel singer. Her third CD, Unceasing Praise, was released in 2011.