Cary left the corporate world in 2007 to dedicate herself to training and helping others train. She is a USAT Level I certified coach and has coached over 30 triathletes, runners, adventure racers, and cyclists. Cary herself has competed in triathlons, adventure races, and endurance running events across the globe.
Cary's venture career included being a partner at Mesa Capital Partners, serving her fellowship at Intersouth Partners, and working at The Altira Group. Cary invested in numerous early stage IT, biotech and energy technology companies, and also served as CFO for several companies.
Cary spent her early career at Caltex Petroleum Corporation. She began as a process engineer and then spent a year in Thailand where she was part of the project team during the construction and start-up of the SPRC refinery. Looking for more exposure to the business side of Caltex, Cary joined the three-person fuels group, where she was responsible for the development and introduction of fuels products for markets in Asia, Africa and the Middle East. During her time there, Cary led major product introductions in Cambodia, Thailand and Singapore.
Education, Personal, and Fellowship
Cary received a BS in chemical engineering & petroleum refining from the Colorado School of Mines, her Master's degree in international studies from the Lauder Institute at the University of Pennsylvania, and her MBA from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.
Cary Kinross-Wright is a member of Kauffman Fellows Class 6 and served her fellowship under mentor Dennis Dougherty at Intersouth Partners in Durham, North Carolina.