Wentworth Institute of Technology alumnus president of company


Wentworth Institute of Technology boasts graduates who are successful in a range of industries. For example, Craig McCarthy - who received a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from the school - was promoted to president of Holocom, a company that develops protective distribution systems for Secret Internet Protocol Router Networks (SIPRNet).

McCarthy - who has been with the company since 2003 - has held the titles of director of services, director of operations and senior vice president, before his promotion. Prior to his employment with Holocom, McCarthy served in the U.S. Army and held engineering positions with the Department of Defense.

"McCarthy has been a key contributor to Holocom's success," said John Burns, the company's chairperson and CEO. "He has demonstrated abundant energy and creativity, and I am confident that he will competently confront and succeed in managing the challenges that lie ahead."

In addition to serving in management positions, McCarthy is inventor or co-inventor on seven patents and three pending patent applications.

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, professionals in science, technology, engineering and math occupations can earn average salaries of $64,650 per year.

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