Cara Mooses

Senior Director, Corporate ESG Strategy Leader

BDO Chicago National Office



Executive Summary

As BDO’s Corporate ESG Strategy Leader, Cara is responsible for translating BDO USA’s long-standing commitment to its people, clients and communities into a purpose-driven environmental, social and governance strategy that advances the firm’s growth and impact, and creates stakeholder value.

Cara works to position BDO as a champion of ESG in the middle market, innovating and integrating ESG into the firm’s everyday operations, market prominence and culture. Working across the organization, she is responsible for the oversight and advancement of key targets and initiatives, including the firm’s path to Net Zero. Additionally, Cara leads BDO USA’s public disclosure and reporting in alignment with global reporting frameworks and the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

A member of the firm’s ESG Leadership Team, Cara is an International Society of Sustainability Professionals - Sustainability Excellence Associate (ISSP-SEA) and a Certified Sustainability Practitioner from the Center for Sustainability and Excellence.

Cara has more than 15 years of financial and professional services experience, including corporate reputation and crisis management, executive eminence, brand strategy and management, and marketing and content strategy.


B.B.A., University of Iowa