Who's Who of Top Executives

Clive S. McCarthy, MBA, CDP, LUTCF

Title: 1) Founder and Chief Executive Officer; 2) Author
Company: 1) Community Financial Empowerment Group, LLC
Location: Griffin, Georgia, United States

Clive S. McCarthy, founder and chief executive officer at Community Financial Empowerment Group, LLC and author, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Executives for dedication, achievements, and leadership in leadership development and business coaching.

With 17 years of experience to his credit, Mr. McCarthy has excelled as founder and chief executive officer at the Community Financial Empowerment Group, LLC since 2022. He began his career as a marketing director at 1st Mercantile Financial Corporation from 2007 to 2010. He worked as a senior community sales manager at Grand Homes from 2009 to 2011. At Liberty Mutual Insurance, he contributed as a personal lines insurance agent from 2011 to 2014, an insurance professional from 2012 to 2015, a manager of the field management development program from 2014 to 2016, a hiring manager, and a senior branch manager from 2015 to 2024. He established himself as a coach with the National African American Insurance Association Foundation from 2017 to 2019.

Before embarking on his professional path, Mr. McCarthy pursued an education at Regis University, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in organizational development in 2005 and a Master of Business Administration in 2007. He holds certifications and accreditations from the LinkedIn Corporation, Georgetown University, and McKinsey & Company. Additionally, he is a Life Underwriter Training Council Fellow and holds a CDP certification.

Beyond his responsibilities within the field, Mr. McCarthy has participated in numerous endeavors outside of his professional circles. He held the role of chair of the chapter development committee of the National African American Insurance Association and contributed to the Surrogacy Miracles Family Foundation. He found success as an author with his written works, which include “Ignite, Inspire, and Innovate,” to be published in 2024, and has been featured in Forbes Business Council panels. He presented at the National African American Insurance Association National Conference and numerous additional panels and speaking engagements. He served in the United States Army from 1990 to 1995.

In addition to his primary vocation, Mr. McCarthy remains affiliated with various organizations in relation to his areas of expertise. He was a member of the Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of America, Inc., the National African-American Insurance Association, Liberty Employees of African American Descent and Allies, the Maxwell Leadership Team, and Insurtech Insights. In the immediate future, he intends to expand his business beyond the borders of the United States and establish a strong presence in multiple African countries.

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