& Edwards Inc., an award-winning and fast-growing technology
leader creating transformative solutions for government customers,
announced today that its board of directors has appointed Eric Olson as
CEO and Carter Wood as chief financial officer.
“We are excited to have these two experienced industry leaders join our
team and we look forward to working with them to continue to expand our
technology solutions for government customers, and also further the
growth of our company,” said Brian
Karlisch, co-founder and chairman of the board of directors for Buchanan
& Edwards. “This is a critical time for our nation, which faces
evolving threats and a rapidly changing technology landscape, and we
believe that Eric and Carter will bring the kind of vision and
leadership to our organization needed to help us bring transformative
solutions to more customers in more ways that drive better results for a
broad array of agency missions.”
With over 30 years of experience in technology-focused consulting
leadership, Olson previously served as senior vice president for ECS
Federal, as well as executive vice president of InfoReliance. In both
positions, Olson supported cloud and cyber operations, solutions and
services. Prior to his leadership with InfoReliance, Olson served in
executive and senior leadership roles for Mediachase, Ernst & Young and
Olson is a graduate of Purdue University, where he earned a Bachelor of
Science from the School of Technology. He also achieved a Master of
Science in management information technology from the McIntire School of
Commerce at the University of Virginia.
Wood has nearly 20 years of experience in the fields of accounting and
finance, leading change and growing government services providers
through M&A as well as organic growth. Most recently, he was director of
financial reporting for Cognosante. Earlier, Wood served as CFO with
Buchanan & Edwards from 2010 to 2015. Prior positions include director
of accounting for CGI and working as a public accountant and senior
auditor with Deloitte.
Wood is a graduate from the University of Virginia’s McIntire School of
Commerce with a bachelor’s degree in accounting.
About Buchanan & Edwards
Since 1998, Buchanan & Edwards Inc. has served as a trusted partner on
missions of vital importance to our customers, the nation and the world.
Our experience in the civilian, defense, intelligence and law
enforcement markets combined with our expertise in data analytics, cyber
intelligence, operations support, cloud migration and digital services
enable us to anticipate change and deliver tomorrow’s solutions today.
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