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Eric Olson Named Buchanan & Edwards CEO; Carter Wood Appointed CFO

Eric Olson

Eric Olson, a more than 30-year technology consulting industry leader, has been appointed CEO of Arlington, Va.-based tech services contractor Buchanan & Edwards.

Olson previously worked at ECS Federal as a senior vice president and as an executive VP at InfoReliance, Buchanan & Edwards said Thursday.

He also held senior leadership positions at EY, Mediachase and PwC.

Carter Wood

Carter Wood, who served as chief financial officer at Buchanan & Edwards between 2010 and 2015, has returned to the company to serve in the same capacity.

Wood is a nearly two-decade accounting and finance professional who previously served as director of financial reporting at Cognosante. He also held senior accounting roles at CGI (NYSE: GIB) and Deloitte.

Brian Karlisch, co-founder and board chairman at Buchanan & Edwards, said the leadership team looks forward to working with Olson and Wood to help the company advance growth efforts and expand technology platforms for government clients.

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