Carey A. Smith

Chief Operating Officer
Parsons Corporation


Ms. Smith has served as chief operating officer of Parsons Corporation, a disruptive technology provider for global defense, intelligence and critical infrastructure markets, since 2018.  From 2016 to 2018, she served as president of Parsons’ federal business unit.  Before joining Parsons, Ms. Smith served in progressive leadership roles at Honeywell International Inc. from 2011 to 2016, including president of the defense and space business division, vice president of Honeywell Aerospace customer and product support, and president of Honeywell Technology Solutions, Inc.  Prior to joining Honeywell, she served in several leadership roles at Lockheed Martin Corporation from 1985 to 2011.  In total, Ms. Smith has over 33 years of aerospace and defense experience.  She serves on the board of the Professional Services Council and will continue on the board of NN Inc. until Nov. 14, 2019.  She has a cybersecurity certification from the National Association of Corporate Directors.  Ms. Smith received an honorary doctorate degree from Ohio Northern University, a master’s degree in electrical engineering from Syracuse University, and a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Ohio Northern University.