The Shield's Medal: John H. McCarthy P’94, ’99

John H. McCarthy, CPA is the recipient of the Thomas and Mary Shields Medal that is presented to an individual who is not a graduate of BC High but is recognized for his or her service, dedication, and generosity to the school.
John H. McCarthy, CPA is the recipient of the Thomas and Mary Shields Medal that is presented to an individual who is not a graduate of BC High but is recognized for his or her service, dedication, and generosity to the school.

John, after retiring from a 37 year career with Pricewaterhouse Coopers, served as Senior Vice President for Administration & Finance and now as the Senior Advisor to the President at Northeastern University.  During his tenure with PwC, John’s clients included over forty of the leading colleges and universities  across the United States.  Jack is an authority on business, financial reporting, governance, and technical issues for the education and not-for-profit sector.

Jack is a Knight of Malta and the lay chair of the Finance Council of the Archdiocese of Boston.  He has also been actively involved as a board member of several organizations including Boston College High School, Catholic Charities of Boston, The National Association of College and Business Offices, The New England Province of the Society of Jesus and the Pine Street Inn, among others. 
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