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.

Capital Communications | Dolly Rairigh Glass

Dolly Rairigh Glass

Communications Director

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.

Capital Communications | Rich Viano

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 Consultants

Capital Communications | Theresa Bradley

Theresa Bradley

Senior Marketing Specialist

Theresa is a successful communications professional with experience in mid-size to Fortune 100 companies in several specialty areas including food-service, hospitality, energy, nonprofit and media. She has worked for all major-media outlets—TV, two web-content producers, radio and newspaper.

Theresa has a bachelor’s degree in mass communications from University of South Florida, and is a strong strategic communicator, with strong emphasis in planning, media, and marketing.

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.

Lynn 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.

James McCleary

Writer, Proofreader

Jim joined Capital Communications in 2015 as an editor, proofreader, and contributing writer. He is an Army veteran, and deployed multiple times while serving in the Florida National Guard. Before joining C3, he served as a Customer Service Representative at JP Morgan Chase. Drawing on his military experience, he brings a strong understanding, technical knowledge and communications expertise to the team and our niche market, the defense simulation industry.

In addition to his military experience, he attended the University of South Florida.

Our SETA Team

Capital Communications | Gina Davis

Gina Davis

Project Coordinator

Gina serves as Project Coordinator at the U.S. Army, PEO STRI as part of our SETA team. She supports both the communications team and the Freedom of Information Act officer.

She previously served as a Government public affairs specialist. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration, management information systems.

Paula Edwards

Project Coordinator

After 32 years of service, Colonel Paula Edwards retired from the Army. For 19 of those years (from Captain to Colonel) she led Public Affairs (PAO) teams and deployed multiple times to locations around the world. Paula works on our PEO STRI SETA team as project coordinator and technical editor. Her vast experience includes strategic communications; media, community, and public relations; social media; content management; marketing; branding; and event planning.

She has an associate’s degree in golf management, a bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism, and a master’s degree in education. In her spare time she serves as vice-chair for Tee-Lo Junior Golf, Fairways for Warriors Instructor and Little Linksters Junior Golf Tournament Director.

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 subsequent positions in industry, Rick became a valuable part of the Capital Communications SETA team serving the US Army PEO STRI.

His work in strategic communications, and as a writer for the award-winning Inside STRI, a PEO STRI publication that is recognized both internally and within the modeling and simulation community, is exemplary.

Kathleen Lopez

Project Coordinator/
Technical Editor

Starting with a degree in Creative Writing and Journalism, Kathleen has worked in the area of project coordination and project management for almost 20 years. As part of our PEO STRI SETA support team, she brings strong management, writing, and editing experience.

Her background is comprised of her experiences from various fields such as hospitality, engineering/architecture, software development, education services, and government. She is also an avid and published writer of fictional books.

Kathleen is a Florida State University graduate and she earned a Ph.D. in Project Management from Capella University. She is certified in project management.

Charles Padera

Project Coordinator/
Technical Editor

Charles is a Project Coordinator and Technical Editor for the U.S. Army, PEO STRI as part of our SETA team. He is an experienced instructional designer/developer, and is also skilled in computer-based training, designing, writing, project documentation, and production. He received his bachelor’s in digital media and master’s in instructional design from UCF, where he also taught as an adjunct professor.

Charles also serves our nation as a training officer in the U.S. Army Reserves. He is a member of the local Association of the United States ARMY (AUSA) and PMI chapters.