Cathy L. McCarthy

President and Chief Executive Officer of Cross Tack Consulting, Inc.
Chair of the Audit Committee, member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee

Since 2011, Ms. McCarthy has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Cross Tack Consulting, Inc., a management consulting firm. From 2007 to 2011, Ms. McCarthy served as President and Chief Executive Officer of SM&A, a public company that provides business strategy, competition management, and project management consulting services. Before becoming President, Ms. McCarthy served in various senior executive positions at SM&A, including Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, and Corporate Secretary from 2005 to mid-2007. Prior to SM&A, Ms. McCarthy was Chief Financial Officer of PIA Merchandising, an in-store merchandising company; Giant Group, Ltd., an investment firm; and Wherehouse Entertainment, a major music and video retailer. Ms. McCarthy began her career at Mellon Bank, N.A., where she was Vice President of several lending departments responsible for oversight of highly leveraged and distressed assets and commercial lending.

Ms. McCarthy’s operating experience as a Chief Executive Officer and a Chief Financial Officer of numerous public and private companies, combined with her extensive background in strategy, mergers and acquisitions, financial reporting, and internal controls, provide the Board with valuable strategy and financial oversight capabilities.

Since 2022, Ms. McCarthy has been the Chairperson of the Board of Rigetti Computing, Inc.

Independent Director