For the past 20 years, Cara has helped people get jobs. A former VP of Talent and Human Resources for large national and international companies and small- to mid-sized firms including silicon Valley start-ups and staffing agencies, she now trains future career coaches to build successful businesses so they can help people get jobs they love. Cara is President of the International Association of CareerCoaches (IACC) a global consortium of professional career coaches and founder and CEO of Ready Reset Go. She is a recognized expert and has been featured in Forbes and The Wall Street Journal.
Cara is a bestselling author of three books, The Art of Finding the Job You Love, Confessions of the Accidental Career Coach, and Ready, Set, Go! co-authored with world-renowned author and speaker Bryan Tracy.
Cara holds a Master of Business Administration from the Vanderbilt University Owen Graduate School of Management and a bachelor of Business from the University of Hawaii. She is a certified Senior Professional in Human Resources and a member of the Forbes Coaches Council. She is also trained in Korn FerryLominger Recruiting Architect and TRACOM Group Social Styles.
She is an avid community volunteer who has served on the Board(including as Secretary) of Wardrobe for Opportunity, a nonprofit in Oakland dedicated to ending poverty by helping individuals get a job, keep a job, and build a career. Cara and her husband reside in the San Francisco Bay Area, where she loves hiking and running through the east bay hills.