Michael McCarthy


Michael McCarthy is a Principal in C3 Strategy Group, a consulting firm that helps businesses to find, hire, and successfully employ military veterans.

As a small business owner and a veteran himself, Mike is passionate about helping employers tap into the deep reservoir of talent that military veterans have to offer. An attorney, he is well versed in compliance issues and has extensive experience the laws governing the employment of serving military members and veterans.

Mike began his professional life as an officer in the Marine Corps, spending most of his time in infantry and anti-terrorism units. He left active duty to attend law school, and joined the Marine Corps Reserve. In 2009, Mike was selected as a Congressional Fellow and assigned to serve as a military advisor to the Chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence. His advisory portfolio included defense and veterans’ policy issues. Mike continues his military service today and is currently assigned as the Operations Officer for a Marine Corps Reserve unit based in West Palm Beach, Florida.

Mike graduated from the University of Dayton and the Case Western Reserve University School of Law. He also completed a certificate in legislative affairs from Georgetown University.