Carey Smith

Chief Operating Officer


Carey is the Chief Operating Officer for Parsons Corporation, responsible for growth and execution. In this role she leads the profit and loss for the corporation and the company’s global operations in 50 states and 26 countries. Parsons is organized into two segments: Critical Infrastructure and Federal Solutions and serves the following markets: mobility solutions, industrial, connected communities, cyber & intelligence, defense, mission solutions and engineered systems.

From November 2016 until November 2018, Carey was the President of the Federal business unit of Parsons Corporation. During this period, the business unit exceeded all financial commitments, increased backlog and made three acquisitions.

Prior to joining Parsons in 2016, Carey held a series of progressive leadership roles within the defense and aerospace industry. Most recently, she was President of the Defense and Space business unit at Honeywell, where she led an expansion of the firm’s business with a broad base of customers, including U.S. government agencies and international defense ministries. At Honeywell, she also served as President of Honeywell Technology Solutions Inc. and Vice President of Honeywell Aerospace Customer and Product Support. Prior to Honeywell, Carey held a number of positions at Lockheed Martin, including Vice President of Technical Services, Vice President, Business Development, Maritime Systems & Sensors business unit; and President and CEO of Canada. She began her career as a systems engineer with IBM Federal Systems.