Carmen Landa Middleton

Vice President, Security, Parks & Resorts International, The Walt Disney Company

Carmen Landa Middleton had a 33-year career at the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), during which she served as the Agency’s Deputy Chief Operating Officer, the director of CIA’s Open Source Center, and the CIA’s chief diversity officer. At the time of her retirement, Carmen was the highest-ranking Latina in the Intelligence Community.  In 2017, Carmen founded Common Table Consulting, LLC, working with companies and organizations to strengthen their competency in leading and engaging with diverse organizations.  In 2020, Carmen joined The Walt Disney Company in its Global Security Department.

Carmen has been recognized for her excellence in public service, coupled with her commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion. She is a recipient of the Working Mother Media National Security Annual Legacy Award, the Meritorious Presidential Rank Award, National Intelligence Superior Service Medal and the CIA Director's Award. She is a member of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine Intelligence Community Studies Board.

Board Position
  • Enterprise Community Partners
Office Location

Columbia Headquarters
70 Corporate Center
11000 Broken Land Parkway,
Columbia, MD 21044