Director, Board of Directors
Neal McCarthy

Cornelius P. McCarthy is a founding partner and Managing Director of Fairmount Partners, a Philadelphia based investment bank. Neal focuses primarily on the healthcare and laboratory sciences sectors, and has assisted clients to complete financings, acquisitions, mergers and divestitures throughout North and South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Prior to founding the Company, Neal was the US Head of Corporate Finance and Head of Healthcare Investment Banking at Investec, Inc., an international banking group based in the UK. 

Before joining Investec, Neal worked for investment banks in New York and Los Angeles where he specialized in mergers and acquisitions and public offerings of equity and debt. He has significant experience in healthcare, cable and telecommunications, insurance, manufacturing, and transportation. Before that he practiced securities and general corporate law for the firm of Gibbons PC. 

He previously served on the Board of Phoenix International Life Sciences, a large public pharmaceutical research and labs business, and the Board of Medpace Inc. a top 10 clinical CRO, assisting both with strategy and acquisitions. He is a member of the Drug Information Association and the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists. 

Neal received his legal degree from Villanova University School of Law and earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia, where he was an Echols Scholar.