Courtney Varner - Chairman & President

Courtney is the Chairman & President of CARIAN. She is responsible for the leadership of CARIAN and provides long-term strategic and operational oversight to the company. She also oversees compliance of the company’s framework with corporate and management best practices and ensures that the company’s investments and assets are consistently aligned with its vision and mission. Courtney takes an active role in engaging with our clients to ensure that we continue to meet our client’s expectations in delivering services and products. She is focused on improving the customer experience and strengthening CARIAN core business services.

Herschel Baxi - Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer

Herschel oversees all company operations, ensuring our processes, people and tools are aligned with and are delivering the company’s vision and mission. He is responsible for setting the tone for the company’s values, ethics, and culture, with an emphasis on its mission to deliver the best results for our clients.

Nick Aria - Executive Vice President

Nick is focused on expanding the company’s footprint through long-term, sustainable growth within existing and new market sectors and professional practices. He is responsible for executing CARIAN’s long-term strategies aligned with the company’s vision and mission.

Jeffrey Hila - Senior Vice President

Jeff is responsible for overseeing the growth of our Construction Management (CM) practice. He steers the development of new clients and ensures the successful engagement and growth of our customer base.

Robert Felton - Vice President of Utilities

Bob oversees our Engineering Management and Project Management practice and leads the growth of our Utility sector. He is responsible for maintaining relationships with our existing clients and expanding our portfolio in transmission and distribution (T&D) electric and gas.

Victor Viscomi - Vice President of Operations

Vic establishes, implements, and communicates the strategic direction of all the organization’s business operations functions, including human resources, accounting, IT, and marketing/business development. He is responsible for ensuring the development and implementation of efficient operations to meet the current and future needs of the company.

Brooke Smallwood - Associate Vice President

Brooke leads our Southern Atlantic Utility operations and manages the relationship with one of our largest client-supporting teams. She drives the growth of our existing accounts and develops and implements business strategies to strengthen customer relationships in our targeted industries and sectors.

Robert Russ - Associate Vice President

Rob leads our Northeast Utility operations and manages the relationship with one of our largest client-supporting teams. He drives the growth of our existing accounts and develops and implements business strategies to strengthen customer relationships in our targeted industries and sectors.