Sandy McCarthyPresident, Retirement Services
As president of Retirement Services, Sandy leads the OneAmerica® team offering defined contribution and defined benefits services with a strong focus on customized retirement plans through highly personalized administration and recordkeeping services. She brings more than 30 years of industry experience, including key leadership roles at Mercer, ING (now Voya), CitiStreet and most recently, her own consulting firm SDM Strategic Solutions.
Previously she spent seven years in leadership roles as a senior partner at Mercer, where she served as North America Region Benefits Administration Business Leader, following positions in global client management and as Asia Pacific Outsourcing Business Leader/CEO. Before joining Mercer, Sandy was a 14-year contributor at ING (now Voya) and its legacy companies, serving as president, Institutional Plan Services. Prior to the acquisition of CitiStreet by ING in 2008, she served as president and board member of CitiStreet, LLC. Her past leadership positions also include service with Fidelity Investments, Bank of America and State Street.
McCarthy graduated with honors from Tufts University, earning both her undergraduate in sociology/education and Master of Arts degree in education, then completing an MBA from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University. She served on the board of directors of the American Benefits Council, Employee Benefits Research Institute, Spark Institute and Boys and Girls Club of Middlesex County Massachusetts. She was also a founding member of the Superannuation Industry Leadership Group in Australia.
She currently serves on the board of trustees for the Children’s Center for Communication Beverly School for the Deaf as well as a mentor for the Entrepreneurship for All (EforAll) program.