Carla Harris to deliver commencement address

Carla Harris, vice chairman, managing director and senior client advisor at Morgan Stanley, will deliver Wake Forest University’s commencement address on Monday, May 21.

Carla Harris

During her 30-year career, Harris has had extensive industry experiences in the technology, media, retail, telecommunications, transportation, industrial and healthcare sectors — landing major deals including the initial public offerings of UPS and Martha Stewart Living. She now oversees Morgan Stanley’s Multicultural Innovation Lab.

Harris, who will also deliver the Wake Forest School of Business graduate hooding keynote address, has been named to Fortune Magazine’s list of “The 50 Most Powerful Black Executives in Corporate America,” Fortune’s Most Influential List, and U.S. Bankers Top 25, Most Powerful Women in Finance (2009, 2010, 2011).

Additional information available here.