Douglas F. Reed, PE
Chairman of the Board
Doug Reed served as President & CEO of Meridian Associates from 2020-2023 and continues as Chairman of The Board. In his role, he works closely with key Meridian municipal clients. Over his 40-year career, he has worked with a wide array of engineering, architectural and small to top 50 ENR firms. After a decade in AEC business consulting, Doug gained a firsthand appreciation of the challenges of managing a professional services firm, which has granted him a unique perspective upon his return to technical practice.
Doug is proud to have been involved with a breadth of services, including drinking water, wastewater, automation systems, asset management, civil/site development, environmental permitting, and groundwater modeling and treatment, from the initial planning period to the design, construction, design-build and operations phases. In his approach, Doug has always gravitated toward cutting-edge technologies and solutions.
Doug is active in organizations such as the American Council of Engineering Companies, the American Water Works Association, where he served as a Trustee of the Engineering and Construction Division, and the Engineering Change Lab-USA. His book, Lead a Movement: The Insider's Guide to Powerful Strategy Execution, written with thoughtful contributions from many industry professionals, reveals all his secrets to success.