Carey is a co-founder and principal at Mesa Technical Associates. He has spent most of his professional career in the power electronics and telecommunications industries. He has held a number of senior sales management positions with major corporations like Emerson Electric Co., Liebert Corporation, Oneac Corp. (Chloride), C&D Technologies, Inc., and Invensys plc. Carey was a co-founder of The Cactus Integration Group, a telecommunications deployment company, that he helped grow to over $80 million and a successful sale in 2000. He is an Associate Professor at the Fox School of Business, Temple University, teaching courses in MIS in both undergraduate and graduate programs. Carey is a graduate of Colgate University. He is married with two grown children.