The Carson Inc. Management Team

Mr. Richard S. Carson, Chairman and Founder

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. 

Mr. gary merry,  CEO

Gary 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. Gary has a long and distinguished history of developing winning teams that leverage company potential to drive exceptional corporate growth and value. His deep understanding of security technology, marketing and sales make him the ideal executive to provide the leadership needed to drive revenue and sales strategy, while continuing to develop industry leading cyber security technology.

Ms. Diane Reilly,  coo

Ms. Reilly has 30 years of experience 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.  Ms. Reilly is responsible for selling, managing, and developing new business with regard 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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