Parsons Welcomes Barfield as Vice President and Capture Manager Leader

Published : Monday, March 6, 2017 | 11:01 AM

Parsons announced that Larry Barfield has joined the corporation as Vice President and Capture Manager Leader for its Federal business unit. Federal, a primary business unit of Parsons Corporation, delivers, protects, and sustains critical federal assets across the defense, security, intelligence, environmental, and infrastructure markets worldwide.

“We’re pleased to welcome Larry to the Parsons team,” said Carey A. Smith, Parsons Group President. “Larry brings more than 30 years of experience in the security and government services industry and will be a great addition to our team.”

Mr. Barfield’s career spans high-profile military, government, and commercial programs with a focus on bringing innovative solutions to complex problems. Prior to joining Parsons, he served as Director of Capture Management for a professional and technical services company serving federal, commercial, and international clients.

Previously, Mr. Barfield worked as Project Engineer, Contracting Officer Technical Representative, and Subject Matter Expert for the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center (SPAWAR) United States Marine Corps (USMC) Physical Security Branch. His experience includes designing electronic security systems, formulating the worldwide Flightline Security Enhancement Program, and executing the first successful Department of Defense biometric pilot. Prior to his federal government position, Mr. Barfield was a design and field engineer who developed and successfully deployed the first automated forward-looking infrared surveillance system.

Parsons is a technology-driven engineering services firm with more than 70 years of experience in the engineering, construction, technical, and professional services industries. The corporation is a leader in many diversified markets with a focus on infrastructure, defense, security, and construction. Parsons delivers design/design-build, program/construction management, systems design/engineering, cyber/converged security, and other professional services packaged in innovative alternative delivery methods to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide. For more about Parsons, please visit, and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and YouTube.

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