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MARA MCCARTHY

Director, Oxeon Partners

Mara is committed to fueling the growth of innovative companies that make people healthier. She has led numerous C-suite searches for PE-backed, VC-backed, and publicly-traded healthcare services, healthcare IT, and pharma/biotech clients. Her clients include Alsana Treatment Centers, Dominion Youth Services, Latitude Food Allergy Care, Tricenna Dermatology, Empiric Health, Grand Rounds, Validic, HealthReveal, Medisafe, Ovia Health, and Sanofi. Mara also co-leads Oxeon & Deerfield’s Break into the Boardroom program, which promotes greater representation of female healthcare executives on Boards of public, private, and non-profit healthcare companies, leading to over 10 Board placements to date.

Prior to joining Oxeon, Mara was the Director for Market Development at New Ocean Health Solutions, an early-stage digital health company that empowers people to be more proactive in managing their health. As an early team member, she developed and executed the company’s go-to-market strategy, including securing its anchor customer and launching its first product. Mara began her career as a Financial Analyst in the Investment Management Division at Goldman, Sachs & Co.

Mara is a native of the Northeast, having grown up in the Washington, D.C. area and subsequently calling Philadelphia and New York City home. She graduated summa cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania with a BA in Health & Societies, where she concentrated in Bioethics. She earned her Master’s degree in Management from the University of Cambridge in England. Outside of the office, she can be found spending time with her husband and young daughter.