Senior Director of Business Systems
carson.saunders@candid.org

Carson leads the Business Systems team whose responsibilities include overseeing the implementation, integration, and maintenance of Candid's business systems.  He has been involved in several successful implementations while at Candid, including a new HR/Payroll system and a new accounting system.

Carson has been in the IT industry for over 20 years.  He started his career 1n 1999 as a Software Engineer at 3-G International. He joined GuideStar in 2006, focusing on web development as part of the GuideStar.org re-architecture. In 2013, Carson transitioned to the newly formed Business Intelligence team and, in 2016, as the team expanded, served as the leader of the department. As GuideStar and the Foundation Center joined forces to become Candid, Carson's team joined the Business Systems & Intelligence team.

He holds a B.S. in Computer Science from Virginia Tech and an M.B.A from the College of William & Mary.