Hubble Telescope picture of the Carina nebula.
Carina - Our Team

Jim D. Caudle Jr

Chairman and CEO

Jim D. Caudle, Jr. is Chairman and CEO of Carina Technology, Inc. Jim has also served as Chairman and CEO of United Plating Inc. (ISO 9001:2000 certified), which has eleven production facilities for metal finishing, anodizing, and painting. Through United Plating, Jim has gained extensive knowledge and direct experience in all aspects of operations, manufacturing, and customer relationship management for large accounts in multiple industries including Aerospace, Military, Industrial, and Telecommunication. Jim is a member of Bosch Supplier Leadership Team, The Alabama Automobile Manufacturer's Association and the Automotive Industry Action Group. He is also a member of the Huntsville Chamber of Commerce Existing Business Committee, Huntsville Leadership Class 8, National Association of Metal Finishers, Young Presidents Organization, Young Business Leaders of Huntsville, and Ramey Forum. He is a past President of the Huntsville Acme Club and served on the Board of the Huntsville Metropolitan YMCA. Jim holds a BS from Auburn University. He is past Huntsville Chairman of the Auburn Alumni Association Scholarship Committee.

Clint Caudle

President and Director of Software Development

Clint joins Carina from healthcare IT giant Epic where he worked as a software engineer on the cardiology team. Clint graduated from Vanderbilt University majoring in Computer Science and Economics with a minor in Corporate Strategy. Clint is a full-stack software engineer covering everything from embedded systems to user-interface design.

Dean Johnston

Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Johnston has extensive banking and industry experience as a lender and financial officer as well as experience in business development for start-up companies. He was heavily involved in the development of three successful business ventures prior to joining Carina. At Carina Technology, Inc. Mr. Johnston is responsible for accounting, procurement, contract administration, and financial planning. He also serves as liaison to Carina's shareholders. Mr. Johnston received a Bachelor's of Business Administration and a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Alabama.

Benjamin (Pete) F. Harbin III

Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing

Prior to joining Carina Technology, Inc., Mr. Harbin worked for more than 20 years in the retail utility market at Huntsville Utilities where he was Operations Superintendent managing 122 employees and responsible for construction and maintenance of substations, transmission, and distribution. Following Huntsville Utilities, Mr. Harbin was Vice President of a small manufacturer company and was responsible for design, manufacturing, and national contract negotiations. Additionally, Mr. Harbin formed his own company where he recruited a national team of sales representatives to position his patented products in the marketplace. Mr. Harbin is the inventor or co-inventor on 4 patents. Mr. Harbin received a Bachelor's of Science in Management Science from the University of Alabama in Huntsville and was involved in the Certified Power Executive program with TVPPA.

Scott Johnson

VP of Product Engineering and Data Architecture

Scott Johnson has extensive experience in Information Technology architecture and operations management. Scott has wide-ranging knowledge in IT Data Architecture, Data Storage, Data Security and Continuity of Operations. Experiences gained in these areas are from leading and supporting projects for the Military Defense Industry. Prior to Carina Technology, Scott supported the Department of Defense Missile Defense Agency as an employee of industry-leading and globally-recognized SRA International. Additional expertise was gained in support of the Army Space and Missile Defense Command (SMDC) while employed with Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC), a premier technology integrator in the technical, engineering, intelligence, and enterprise information technology markets. At Carina Technology, Scott is responsible for new and emerging Engineering initiatives, product development, product sustainment, product certifications and product life cycle management. Scott graduated from The University of North Alabama majoring in Computer Science with a minor in Mathematics and Music. Scott is active member of the ISC2 with an active certification of Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).