The Carson Inc. Management Team

Mr. Richard S. Carson, Founder and CEO

Mr. Carson focuses on long-term issues involving infrastructure and finances at his namesake firm. With more than 30 years of corporate experience, Mr. Carson has been a visionary in identifying new business areas and developing strategic partnerships.

Mr. Carson is also a local community leader:

  • Rotary International representative to the Organization of American States (OAS) from 2008–present 
  • Rotary District Governor for 2007–2008 
  • Chairman of the Montgomery County, Maryland Health Commission
  • Trustee on the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission Pension Plan
  • President of the Rotary Club (Bethesda–Chevy Chase, MD)
  • A major fundraiser for several local non-profit organizations.

He obtained his Bachelor of Electrical Engineering degree from Cornell University. He is a member of the Industry Advisory Council of the Cornell School of Electrical and Computer Engineering. 

Ms. Donna Ruginski,  Chief Operating Officer

Ms. Ruginski is responsible for Carson's strategic planning and operational implementation. Major parts of her strategic planning efforts include the successful integration of strategic partners; the identification, development, and improvement of products and services; and the enhancement of marketing techniques. Drawing on more than 20 years of corporate experience, Ms. Ruginski has been successfully involved in all executive areas including management, sales, marketing, engineering, and information technology. Ms. Ruginski earned a master's degree in Computer Science at The Johns Hopkins University Whiting School of Engineering. She graduated Cum Laude from Towson University, earning a bachelor's degree with a double major in mathematics and computer science.

Ms. Diane Reilly,  Senior Vice President

Ms. Reilly has 30 years of IT experience in delivering IT services to Government and commercial clients. She also has over 27 years of program management experience, managing projects across the IT spectrum, including large and complex systems. She has specialized experience in cyber security, risk management, change management, data integration, and IT Capital Planning and Investment Control. 

As Senior Vice President of Carson Inc., Ms. Reilly is responsible for selling, managing, and developing new business with regards to management consulting and cyber services in the federal marketplace and industry. Her duties include preparing corporate bids and proposals, program development, staff development, and maintaining customer relationships. She is responsible for the overseeing and delivery operations for all management and IT security consulting projects across the company. Ms. Reilly holds a bachelor's degree in Management Science and Decision and Information Sciences from the University of Maryland.  

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