Parsons’ Carey Smith Named Board Secretary at Professional Services Council

Carey Smith

Carey Smith, president of Parsons‘ federal business unit, will serve as secretary of the Professional Services Council’s board of directors and continue as member of the council’s executive committee for another term.

Parsons said Wednesday Smith, who joined the PSC executive committee and board in 2015, has provided leadership on government services industry issues such as agile workforce development and acquisition process reform.

“We are at a critical moment in the government services sector, as we work to defend our nation against cyber threats and rebuild our infrastructure,” said Smith.

“I look forward to developing the communication and cooperation between government and industry needed to achieve our common goals.”

PSC serves as an advocate for the federal professional and technical services sector in efforts to address relevant legislative and regulatory matters.

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