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Carey A. Smith

Chairwoman, President and Chief Executive Officer
Parsons Corporation
Ms. Smith serves as chairwoman, president and chief executive officer of Parsons Corporation, a disruptive technology provider for global defense, intelligence and critical infrastructure markets. She has served as president since November 2019, as chief executive officer since July 2021, and as chairwoman of the board since April 2022. From 2018 to July 2021, Ms. Smith served as chief operating officer and, from 2016 to 2018, she served as president of Parsons’ Federal Solutions business. Before joining Parsons, she served in progressive leadership roles at Honeywell International Inc. from 2011 to 2016, including president of the Defense and Space business unit, vice president of Honeywell Aerospace Customer and Product Support, and president of Honeywell Technology Solutions, Inc. Prior to joining Honeywell, Ms. Smith served in several leadership roles at Lockheed Martin Corporation from 1985 to 2011.

Ms. Smith brings the perspective of a public company chief executive officer at Parsons, which was headquartered in Southern California until 2019 and continues to have key programs throughout the state. Her understanding of the impact of California’s regulatory landscape on SCE’s business customers contributes to the Board’s effective oversight of key issues confronting the electric utility industry. Ms. Smith brings strategic planning experience related to the acquisition and integration of technology businesses, which is particularly helpful to our strategy. Her operational experience in safety-intensive environments provides an important perspective to the Board and its Safety and Operations Committee. Ms. Smith also brings a strong background in cybersecurity through her aerospace and defense industry experience and is a certified cybersecurity governance professional by the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD). Ms. Smith is NACD Directorship Certified.

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