Cary has an undergraduate degree from Duke University and a master’s in business from the University of Chicago. After a career in banking, she and her husband Herron had triplets, and she became a full-time mom. She has served on the Boards of Garrison Forest School and the Friends of First Tee of East Lake, as well as steering committees at Duke. She takes great pride in her 3 Volunteer of the Year awards, at Metro Atlanta Recovery Residences, First Tee of East Lake and Duke. She and her husband live in Saint Simons, GA and Cashiers where she hikes, paints, plays lots of golf and mahjong.