Prior to joining ZRA, Ms. McCarthy worked for the Senate Sergeant at Arms under the Chamber division. Before that, she gained experience in the legislative process at the Office of the Parliamentarian and strategic communications at the U.S. Department of Justice.
Ms. McCarthy earned her M.S. in National Security and Intelligence Analysis from the University of New Hampshire, where she also earned her B.A. in Political Science. During her undergraduate career, she represented her home state of New Hampshire twice at the Henry Clay College Student Congress and attended multiple National Model United Nation conferences.