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Crafting cutting-edge solutions.


Woman-owned technology business

Carol Curran, CEO

Carol Curran has a history of growing successful, entrepreneurial businesses that are focused on technology processes and integration to streamline business operations. Prior to Phoenix, Carol was owner and CEO of two technology companies, ETC and Curran Data Technologies. The notable success of these companies attracted the attention of, and acquisition by Anacomp and Star Technologies, respectively.

Specialized technical expertise

In 2001, Carol started Phoenix Data Corporation, leveraging her expertise in data image processing, IT services, applications development, and database management. Realizing that the company’s technological expertise could generate significant revenues in focused industries, Carol acquired the necessary certifications for access to opportunities, including WBE, GSA and small business designations. Under Carol’s direction, the company has achieved exponential growth and numerous contracts with the State of Indiana, health care and logistics partners, and the United States Department of Defense. In 2010, Phoenix began application of its new technology – particle swarm optimization – to electronic warfare and resource allocation for the U.S. Department of Defense, and commercial logistics applications. The company currently has 83 employees at job sites in Indiana, Ohio and Pennsylvania.

In the community

Carol is the Immediate Past President of the Indianapolis Chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO-Indianapolis). She is an Advisory Board member for the international publication, Enterprising Women magazine and a board member for the Indiana Chamber of Commerce. Carol is an active member of the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA), Women in Defense and the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA), and has served on the National Advisory Board of Key4Women as part of KeyCorp’s focus on women in business.

Carol lives in Indianapolis, Indiana, and has three daughters and five grandchildren.

Target Markets

Phoenix Data Corporation provides unique technical solutions in document and records management, records processing and conversion, IT and systems engineering, and evolutionary computation services for clients in the U.S. Military; Federal, State and Local government; healthcare providers and commercial industry.

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Phoenix maintains a contract award for the U.S. Navy’s SeaPort Enhanced electronic procurement program (SeaPort-e Contract #N00178-15-D-836) to provide business services in NAVSEA regional zones.

“Swarm technology is incredibly fast at coming up with good solutions that save time and money—like helping a logistics company cut the time required to load and stack their trucking containers in half.”
Carol L. Curran, CEO, Phoenix Data Corporation
“The company is successful and growing; it’s impressive working for a company with very high quality standards that looks for new areas, new environments, and new solutions for business.”
Dale Mansberger, Phoenix Project Manager
“We’ve invested in cutting edge technologies to create a strategic advantage for our clients, and being honored as a CIO 100 Award winner shows those efforts are working.”
Carol L. Curran, CEO, Phoenix Data Corporation