Carina May

Executive Vice President

Carina May is passionate about people! She has an energetic spirit and is dedicated to providing clients with personal attention to achieve desired project results. For over 10 years, Carina has worked as a communications consultant with several high profile clients, including the National Commission on Digestive Diseases, the United States Patent and Trademark Office, and the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues. Other organizations she has recently worked with include The Myositis Association, ClearBridge Commercial Realty, and the Community Associations Institute.

In 2016, Carina merged her marketing and communications company, C. May & Associates, with Smith & Harroff (S&H) and assumed the role of Executive Vice President and Co-owner. She brings to S&H expertise in digital marketing and social media.

In her free time, Carina devotes much of her energy to community initiatives. She is passionate about volunteerism and has been involved with The Children’s Inn at the National Institutes of Health for over a decade. Over the years, she has also devoted a lot of time and energy to Sweethearts & Patriots and Volunteer Fairfax. Carina is a recipient of the prestigious President’s Volunteer Service Award.

Carina attended Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and has a Bachelor of Science in Merchandising Management. She is a Certified Meeting Professional and holds a Certificate in Digital Marketing from Georgetown University.