McGarvey Black spent twenty years working in magazine publishing and digital marketing for large corporations like Conde Nast and WebMD. More recently, she was an executive recruiter for digital media companies where she placed senior executives at both large and small companies. Additionally, she was one of the founders of GangsAway, a website dedicated to helping people figure out retirement. Ms. Black has written numerous articles for Huffington Post and has completed two novels and five screenplays including a musical co-written with accomplished LA film director, Charles Kanganis. She is married and has two sons.