Carey A. Smith
Carey Smith has served as President of Parsons since November 2019 and as CEO since July 2021. In these capacities, she is responsible for strategy, growth and execution at Parsons, which is a disruptive technology provider for global defense, intelligence and critical infrastructure markets with over 16,000 employees. Previously, Carey served as chief operating officer and as president of Parsons’ Federal Solutions business. Her strategic planning abilities, her understanding of California’s regulatory landscape and her understanding of cybersecurity are also put to work as a board member of two public companies and three non-profits. Among her many honors, Carey has been named one of the top women in STEM and one of the 100 top Diverse Corporate Leaders. She is NACD certified in cybersecurity governance and holds an M.S. in electrical engineering from Syracuse University and a. B.S. in electrical engineering from Ohio Northern University.
Year appointed: 2021