Cara has over a decade of experience in multifamily operations and property management. Before joining Hillwood, Cara had the privilege of working in various property management capacities for Embrey Management Services and AMLI Residential. While her roles with both companies varied, she attained skills and training that have played a key role in catapulting her career to where it is today. She has experience with a wide range of asset types including Class A, conventional garden style, mid-rise, and high-rise, with a focus on lease-up assets. Cara also has experience with income restricted assets, acquisitions and dispositions.

A North Texas native, Cara attended The University of Texas at Arlington where she graduated with a BS in Business Management with a focus in Marketing. Cara is also an active member of the Apartment Association of Tarrant County and the National Multi-Family Housing Council. Outside of the office, Cara volunteers with the Community Enrichment Center and serves as a Sunday school teacher in the children’s program at Tribes Church. Cara lives in Northlake, Texas with her husband Justin and two children, Brooks and Blair.


  • University of Texas at Arlington - Bachelor of Science in Business Management