Carol Curran is the founder and CEO of Phoenix Data Corporation, a woman-owned business developing innovative technology solutions for planning and optimization, training and workforce development, document management and electronic records, and program management. Carol’s history of growing successful, entrepreneurial businesses includes two prior technology companies, ETC and Curran Data Technologies. Realizing the potential for growth for female-owned technology firms, she founded Phoenix Data Corporation in 2001 and acquired key business certifications for access to opportunities. Certified as a woman-owned business (WBE), a small disadvantaged business (SDB), and 8(a), Phoenix has 83 employees at job sites in Indiana, Ohio and Pennsylvania. Carol’s initiative and drive has achieved exponential growth and numerous contracts with the State of Indiana, health care and logistics partners, and the United States Department of Defense.