At MDI Group, we’re all about people. We believe it’s more fun to work with a company when you get to know the faces behind the scenes. That’s why we take every opportunity to show off our team of awesome employees. Every month, our blog features one of our dedicated consultants so you can get the inside scoop on who you’re working with. This month, say hello to Howard R. Carter!


Howard R. CarterName:   Howard R. Carter

Position:   IT Consultant

Location:   Charlotte, North Carolina

Years with MDI Group: 3

Professional Background in One Sentence: US Navy veteran with over 20 years experience in IT, Business, Government and Private sectors.

What’s a typical day like for you? Days include attending staff meetings, completing reports while ensuring various Informational Services projects are addressed in a professional and proficient manner.

What brought you to MDI Group? Desire to be closer to family here in the state of North Carolina.

What’s the most rewarding part of your job? Working with some of the most talented people in the IT industry is definitely the most rewarding part of this assignment.

What IT project have you been involved with most recently? I am currently in the process of auditing the PA/PC STAR employee database.

What advice do you have for someone just starting out in their IT career – what technologies or skills do you think they need to pursue to prepare for the future? Regardless of your experience if you have an open mind and a desire to learn the sky is truly the limit in the IT industry.  Technologies and skills needed will vary and change constantly but nothing can ever compare to showing up and working hard.

When not working, where can we expect to find you? What are your interests and hobbies? I am a published author and therefore I enjoy reading and writing.  I spend copious amounts of time at home relaxing listening to Jazz music.  I can also be found in the gym as I love fitness training.

Tell us a fun fact about yourself. I enjoy traveling and still consider my native New York to be the BEST tourist destination.

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