Episode Nine | Part One: Merlynn Carson

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David welcomes Dr. Merlynn Carson to the podcast. Merlynn is the award-winning founder and CEO of Myriddian, a Health IT consulting firm that integrates data, healthcare, and workforce solutions for better patient outcomes. Myriddian has grown into a national firm, boasting a clientele of Fortune 100 companies and Federal and state government agencies. In part one, Merlynn talks about her transition from physician to entrepreneur, the impact of COVID-19 on her business and on healthcare, and how transparency, honesty & relationships have helped Myriddian grow exponentially.

Dr. Merlynn Carson:
Merlynn is a Physician by training, with an emphasis on research and Pathology. Dr. Carson made the switch from Medicine to focus on her entrepreneurial venture. Merlynn is the founder and CEO of Myriddian, LLC. Myriddian is a Health IT firm focused on integrating technology, data, and clinical medicine to better understand our population and public health, supporting both the public and private sectors.

Dr. Carson is an expert in healthcare, public policy, and government affairs. She sits on the Board of Directors and the National Council for the White House Historical, she is also an advisory board member and was a Maryland delegate for the RNC.

Dr. Carson, is effectively managing the company, steering it towards growth and success, recently landing on the INC 5000 list of fastest-growing private companies in the US. Myriddian was also the recipient of the Moxie Awards, which recognizes Organizations for having demonstrated boldness and innovation as an integral part of their growth strategy.

She loves spending time with her family, which includes her husband, Ben Carson, Jr, and their 3 children. Other than spending time with her family, Merlynn enjoys spending her leisure time traveling, or reading a good book within the comfort of her home.

Dr. Carson’s accolades include Baltimore’s finest 35 under 35, Smart CEO winner honoring Female CEOs that are exemplary leaders of both their company and their community, Best of Business Columbia award, American Excellence in Consulting and Leadership, and is being honored by Living Classrooms Foundation and the Baltimore Business Journal as a “Rising Star,” an award recognizing outstanding young leaders for their achievements and philanthropic efforts.