Business 100 – 2014

Christine M. McCarthy/The Walt Disney Company

Christine M. McCarthy is executive vice president of Corporate Real Estate, Alliances and Treasurer of The Walt Disney Company.

Prior to joining Disney, Christine spent 18 years in banking in executive roles. She has served as Disney’s representative on the board of FM Global since 2010. Christine is also a trustee of the Westridge School for Girls in Pasadena, Calif., and a mentor for the National Math and Science Initiative’s STEM program. She has been named multiple times to Treasury & Risk magazine’s “100 Most Influential People in Finance.”

A third-generation Irish American, Christine was raised in Wakefield, MA. She completed her bachelor’s degree in biological sciences at Smith College, where she received an award for excellence in botany. She has served as treasurer and a director of the Alumnae Association of Smith College as well as a member of the Smith College Investment Committee. She also earned an M.B.A. in Marketing and Finance from UCLA Anderson School of Management. She and her husband, Michael McCormick, have two children and live in California.