Carter Andress, Chairman, President & Principal Owner
Carter Andress, Chairman, President & Principal Owner, is one of the original AISG founders—present at the Company’s start-up in Baghdad in March 2004. After a year break in service, he returned to take over the Company in November 2006. Carter led the AISG team operations that won and successfully executed over 75 US & Iraqi government contracts representing more than $250 million in Iraq reconstruction work. Carter has run his own international trade and business consulting firm for fifteen years in the former Soviet Union and nationwide in the United States. As CEO and principal, he took a company public through the SEC. He is a former US Army Infantry officer and graduate of Ranger School (Airborne). Carter has a BA from the University of the South (Sewanee, TN), and an MA from American University in Washington, DC. He is the author of Contractor Combatants (Nelson Current, 2007). Carter is fluent in Russian and conversational in Iraqi Arabic.