Mary Pat McCarthy is a veteran of KPMG, a world-leading audit, tax and advisory firm. Ms. McCarthy joined KPMG in 1977 and became partner in 1987. She was appointed U.S. vice chair in 1998 and held positions of global leader of information, communication and entertainment practice from 1998 to 2004, U.S. leader of industries and markets from 2005 to 2006, and leader of KPMG Client Care Program from 2007 to 2008. Ms. McCarthy served as U.S. regional vice chair and held the position of executive director of KPMG's Audit Committee Institute from 2008 to 2011.
Ms. McCarthy is a member of the Risk Advisory Committee of the National Association of Corporate Directors. She also co-chaired the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) Blue Ribbon Commission on talent development and co-authored multiple books on risk, strategy and business transformation.
In addition to her position on Micron's board of directors, Ms. McCarthy currently serves on the boards of Palo Alto Networks and most recently Andeavor (previously known as Tesoro Corporation) and Mutual of Omaha. She is a Certified Public Accountant and holds a bachelor's degree in business administration from Creighton University.