Cartha has worked extensively with MBA applicants since leaving her consulting career with McKinsey & Co. in their New York and Houston offices. At McKinsey, her primary area of focus was Oil and Gas however she also completed many projects in the Financial and Insurance Group. After leaving the firm to travel the world with her family, she continued her relationship with McKinsey & Company as a professional resume screener for post-MBA job applicants.
Prior to McKinsey & Co, she earned her MBA at Harvard where she was a member of the Harvard Oil and Gas Club, Boat Club and Investment Club.
Her experience pre-MBA includes both reservoir and operations engineering for Mobil Oil Corporation focusing on South Texas and Gulf of Mexico oil and gas properties. She earned her Bachelors of Science degree in Petroleum Engineering from Texas A&M University where she graduated magna cum laude.