|University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), The Anderson School of Management, MBA||1981|
|Marketing & Finance|
|Smith College, BA||1977|
Christine M. McCarthy is the Executive Vice President, Corporate Finance and Real Estate & Treasurer of The Walt Disney Company. She is responsible for the company wide management of a variety of functions including corporate finance, capital markets, financial risk management, pension and investments, risk management, global cash management, and credit and collections, as well as the global real estate organization, including facilities development, operations and portfolio management.
Prior to joining Disney, Ms. McCarthy was the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Imperial Bancorp from 1997 to 1999. From 1981 to 1996, she held various finance and planning positions at First Interstate Bancorp. In 1993, she was elected Executive Vice President in Finance.
Ms. McCarthy is a current Board member and former Chairman of the Finance Committee of Phoenix House of California, and is also a Governor of the UCLA Foundation and a member of its Investment Committee. In 2002, she completed terms as the Treasurer and a Director of the Alumnae Association of Smith College, and as a member of the Smith College Investment Committee. She also served as a Board member of the Los Angeles Philharmonic Association from 1998 to 2001. In 2003 she became a Director of the Advisory Board of FM Global.
Ms. McCarthy completed her Bachelor’s Degree in Biology at Smith College, where she received an award for excellence in botany, and later earned an MBA in Marketing and Finance from The Anderson School at UCLA. She currently resides in Pasadena with her husband Michael McCormick and their two children.