Carla Huang is a Principal at ghSMART, where she advises investors, boards, and corporate clients on their most pressing leadership challenges. She partners with senior leaders to help maximize success through leadership assessment, leadership development and coaching, succession planning, and organizational effectiveness.
Prior to ghSMART, Carla spent over 10 years in professional development at McKinsey & Company where she focused on improving the retention and progression of Black consultants in North America. In this role she served as an advisor to senior firm leaders, a coach to more than 500 consultants, and an internal subject matter expert.
Prior to her role in professional development, Carla was an Engagement Manager at McKinsey & Company, where she led engagements and advised senior executives. She served Fortune 500 clients across multiple industries, with a focus on consumer packaged goods. Carla also has experience in marketing at UPS and BrightHouse.
Carla earned an MBA from Harvard Business School and a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She lives in Atlanta with her husband and three daughters.