Susan "Bootsie" Barnes Harris
Operations & Administrative Coordinator

Susan "Bootsie" Barnes Harris is the Operations and Administrative Coordinator of Wilson Forward. Bootsie joined the Wilson Forward in January 2022 bringing her extensive experience in banking, real estate, operations, management and compliance.


Born and raised in Wilson, Bootsie has lived in Greenville (NC), Lexington (KY), Augusta (GA), Beaufort (NC), Rocky Mount (NC), Raleigh, Cary, and Wendell before settling back in Wilson with her husband Jerry who also grew up in Wilson. She attended Peace College and NC State University, and a deep passion for promoting the Wilson community.