Cara was born and raised in and around Manteca, CA. She has a BA degree in Liberal Studies from California State University, Stanislaus with a concentration in Child Development. Cara began volunteering at the Pregnancy Help Center of Manteca as a Client Advocate in May 2010. As her passion for the ministry grew, her involvement gradually increased until she was volunteering as Director of Client Services. In January 2017, Cara became the Executive Director of the PHC. She is honored to serve the community through this vital ministry which empowers women, assists families in need, and helps the most helpless among us.
Cara attends Crossroads Grace Community Church in Manteca. She and her husband Brian have been married since 2000 and live in Ripon, where they are raising three daughters and numerous pets.