Cara Banchero is the firm's chief operating officer. She has worked in financial services since 1999; at SageCrest, she focuses on office management, financial reporting, technology, and human resources. She's a member of the National Chapter of Human Resource Associates and the Society for Human Resource Managers. Since 1988, Cara and her husband, Jeff, have lived in San Mateo, where she devotes time to community nonprofit organizations that include My New Red Shoes, the Junior League, and Catholic Charities. In her spare time, Cara enjoys cooking, traveling, reading, painting, and drawing — but the thing she enjoys most is spending time with her growing family, which includes two grandchildren.