Donna Caras, a native of Reidsville, NC, made Elizabeth City her home in 1966. Graduating from Northeastern High School, she attended Duke University graduating from the School of Allied Health Sciences in 1977. A father in the United States Coast Guard and having married a Coastie, Donna was fortunate to travel around the country before returning to Elizabeth City in 1995. She retired from civilian service with the United States Coast Guard. Joining the firm in February 2018 as an administrative assistant, Donna is a member of Newbegun United Methodist Church and the Moose Lodge. She enjoys reading and traveling and has one daughter, Sara.