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Dr. John Reed
Board Director
Quinn Reed Associates

John has been a Managing Principal since 2005 in the consulting firm Quinn Reed Associates (www.quinnreedassociates.com). A senior executive, licensed corporate psychologist and certified executive coach, he has 30+ years of corporate leadership, executive coaching, strategy consulting, executive assessment and organizational development experience globally in the energy, retail, financial services, real estate, manufacturing, health care, technology, chemical, utility, food and spirits and not-for-profit sectors. Previously he worked in the strategy practice of Andersen Consulting (now Accenture) and the public sector practice of AMS (now CGI). An executive since 1979, a coach since 1994 and a psychologist since 1996, he’s licensed by theAmerican Psychological Association and certified by the International Coach Federation (ICF), helping corporate leaders, entrepreneurs and their firms. John has an AB from Dartmouth College, an MBA from the Tuck School at Dartmouth, an MS from Georgia State University and a PhD from the University of Georgia. He is founding member of the Institute of Coaching Professional Association. He belongs to the Academy of Management, the Society of Psychologists in Management and the Society for Consulting Psychology. John teaches MBA courses in organizational behavior and leadership as an adjunct professor at a number of Texas-based universities. The first edition of his book Pinpointing Excellence (www.pinpointingexcellence.com) was released in 2011 and is popular with executives intent on selecting only top tier coaches. John helps in the community. He is for instance the 2013-14 President of the Society of Psychologists in Management (www.spim.org). He belongs to the Houston chapter of CEO Netweavers, a servant leadership organization, and to the Center for Houston’s Future Business Leadership Forum. A Navy veteran, he serves on the boards of the Nehemiah Center, the Methodist Retirement Communities Foundation and the River Oaks Chamber Orchestra. He volunteers for St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, KIPP Schools, Deerfield Academy, Dartmouth College and the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth.

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