Wall Street 50 - 2013

McCabe Tara

Tara A. McCabe/Permal Group

Tara McCabe joins the Permal Group in September 2013 as senior vice president of product development and marketing. Prior to joining Permal, Tara was with Morgan Stanley for 15 years, most recently as an executive director in Alternative Investments and previously chief administrative officer of Client Solutions and Investment Products. Tara began her career with Prudential.

In recent years, Tara has earned laurels from numerous organizations, being named the Irish Arts Center Young Patron Honoree in 2012, a Woman of Influence by the Irish Voice and Top 40 Under 40 by the Irish Echo. Business and Finance named her One to Watch on the Most Influential U.S.-Irish Business Leaders for 2008, and in 2006 she was honored as the American Ireland Fund’s first Young Leader of the Year and continues to shape the growth of the Young Leaders. She is on the board of directors of the American Ireland Fund, a patron of the Irish Arts Center, and on the advisory committee for Cristo Rey High School.

A first-generation Irish American with both parents from Leitrim, Tara earned her B.A. from College of the Holy Cross and studied at the National University of Ireland, Galway. For Tara, her Irish heritage has “instilled a strong work ethic and passion to embrace opportunities.”