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Our Management Team

Capital Communications | Mary Trier

Mary Trier

President & CEO

Mary founded Capital Communications and Consulting after a successful government career of over 23 years. Her focus on excellence and relationship-building is a guiding principle for our team.

She holds a master’s degree in business administration and a bachelor’s degree in business administration (marketing and management). She is a creative communicator and passionate leader.

Dolly Rairigh Glass

Vice President, Operations

A true Floridian, Dolly is a University of Florida College of Journalism graduate who loves to tell a story.

Whether writing articles, developing website content or using an editor’s pen, she is dialed in with the client, their message, and their target audience.

Dolly is well-known for her leadership, communications skills, and excellent customer care.

Capital Communications | Joyce Naulty Heine

Joyce Naulty Heine

Contracts Manager/
Account Manager

Drawing on her Army experience, Joyce lends strategic management, contracting and logistics skills to the team. She has strong program management experience and is a certified Army acquisition professional.

Joyce has a Bachelor of Science degree in management and leadership.

Rich Viano

Creative Director

Rich is a skilled multimedia designer and self-proclaimed technology nerd. His talent and creativity shows in every website, movie, or graphic element we deliver.

He joined Capital Communications after a 20-year career with the Walt Disney World Company. He is customer focused, passionate, and intent on exceeding customer expectations.

Capital Communications | DeAnna Crum

DeAnna Crum

Executive Assistant
& Office Manager

After a decade of experience in commercial office administration, billing and purchasing; and over six years in real estate and property management, Deanna joined Capital Communications as our Office Manager and Executive Assistant.

She expertly handles day-to-day office operations, enabling the communications team to focus on the creative solutions they deliver to our clients.

Our Team

Sarah Gauvin

Senior Communications Strategist

With 15 years of military and non-profit experience in simulation, military construction, training and doctrine, installation and safety organizations, Sarah is proven operator in strategic communication, media relations, social media, crisis communications, community engagement, legislative relations and journalism.

Sarah holds two Bachelors of Arts degrees from the University of Central Florida – one in Advertising and Public Relations and another in Psychology. She is also a graduate of the Defense Information School.

Mike Dudley

Senior Event Manager

Sergeant Major Michael R. Dudley retired from the United States Army in June, 2006, after 31 years of active duty service. He served as soloist, Group Leader and Non-Commissioned Officer-in-Charge of the United States Army Chorale, the premiere mixed vocal ensemble of the United States Army Band (Pershing’s Own) in Washington, DC.

Mike is a freelance voiceover artist, providing professional voice talent for live events, commercials and video productions ranging from broadcast programming to highly technical training films.

Capital Communications | Karen Fray

Karen Fray

Facility Security Officer

Karen serves Capital Communications & Consulting part time as Facility Security Officer. She is a talented professional with a diverse background in communications and program management.

Throughout her career, she has worked in entertainment, radio and now government contracting. Karen has a master’s degree in administration from Barry University.

Capital Communications | Lynn Garrow

Lynne Garrow

Writer, Sr Marketing Expert

An ad agency veteran with over 25 years experience in advertising, public relations and marketing, Lynne has a strong media and operations background. She has shared her expertise with government, non-profit, health care, home services, real estate, technology, retail and education clients.

She brings her talents in traditional and digital media planning and buying; writing and editing and project management, and serves on several Central Florida boards and committees.

Lynne earned a bachelor’s degree in advertising with a specialty in English from the University of Florida, and remains an avid Gators fan.

Our Support Services Team

Capital Communications | Rick Gregory

Rick Gregory

Strategic Communications

Strategic communications is nothing new to Rick. After a career in Public Affairs for the U.S. Army and then an industry communications leader in the Orlando private sector, Rick became a valuable part of the Capital Communications SETA team serving the U.S. Army PEO STRI.

His exemplary work in strategic communications, and his contributions as a writer in the Public Affairs Office have been instrumental in elevating PEO STRI’s publication, Inside STRI, as an award-winning publication within the modeling, simulation and training industry; Army Acquisition; and Department of the Army Public Affairs. He is a vital member of the Public Affairs team at PEO STRI, as well as a key member of the Capital Communications team.

Gardner Lajoie

Project Coordinator, Event Coordinator

As part of our PEO STRI SETA support team, Gardner serves as a project and event coordinator. Throughout the last 10 years, he has honorably served in both the Maine and Florida Army National Guard, and currently still serves in the Florida guard.  Previously serving as an NCO and currently a commissioned officer, he has obtained a wide variety of skillsets.  From combat engineer to communication specialist and now a SME in chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear warfare, Gardner brings a diverse background to the SETA support team.
His higher education includes an AA in business administration and a BS in interdisciplinary studies with a concentration in commerce and communication.  Gardner’s past experience includes heavy equipment operation, property and facility management and an ongoing passion in architectural design and construction.  Gardner is a proud UCF Army ROTC alumni.

Marshall Starks

Project Coordinator, Event Coordinator

Marshall graduated in 2016 from the United States Military Academy at West Point with a Bachelor’s of Science in defense and strategic studies. For several years, he served as an Armor officer at Fort Benning, Georgia, and has hands-on experience in many different military simulators.

With a passion for maximizing team efficiency, as part of his expanding credentials, Marshall recently completed his Lean Six Sigma Black Belt certification through Georgia Tech. A Central Florida native, Marshall is a lifelong outdoorsman with an intense affection for hunting, fishing, and conservation.

James Wolf

Project Coordinator, Event Manager

As part of our PEO STRI SETA II support team, James brings a long history of service to the simulation industry. His experience in exhibits and logistics is extensive, including support for the PEO STRI (STRICOM) that began with the Capitol Hill Demo Days.

James holds a Bachelor of Science degree in management information systems, and his strong interpersonal and communication skills provide great enhancements to the C3 team.