Kathryn McCarthy, Esq., President, has been with the Agency for 10 years, following 25 years in private law practice, 14 of those as outside counsel to Uplift Family Services. She oversees all agency Clinical Operations, Shared Services, and Finance while also continuing in her role as General Counsel for the Agency. She previously served in roles as Chief Legal Counsel, Chief Administrative Officer and Chief Operating Officer.
Kathy came to Uplift Family Services from Hoge Fenton, a law firm in San Jose, focusing in employment and nonprofit law. She is a former President of the Santa Clara County Bar Association. She is a Senior Fellow with American Leadership Forum, Silicon Valley (ALFSV). She is a former Chair of the ALFSV Board of Directors, Board of Trustees for The Health Trust, San Jose Arena Authority and a board member of the Santa Clara School of Law Board of Visitors. She was awarded the Woman of Influence Award by the Silicon Valley Business Journal and is recognized as a Top Lawyer in Labor and Employment Law by Corporate Counsel Magazine and the Best Lawyers in America publication.