Beverly, MA – Meridian Associates, a multi-disciplinary civil engineering, LiDAR mapping and survey firm, announced it has named Douglas F. Reed, P.E. as its new president and CEO.
He succeeds Charlie Wear, P.E. who remains in a senior leadership role.
Reed has more than 30 years of experience providing consulting services to municipalities, state and federal agencies, and private businesses in New England.
He founded the firm FosterGrowth in 2010, which provides strategic planning and execution support for engineering, environmental and architectural firms, as well as large utilities.
Prior to that he was an elected shareholder and senior vice president with SEA Consultants (now Kleinfelder) and Woodard & Curran, and a project director with Roy F. Weston (now Weston Solutions).
“Doug brings extensive leadership skills and success in driving growth and creating high performing teams. He is a recognized leader in regional and national professional organizations,” said Don Bowen, P.E., co-founder of Meridian Associates.
“Doug’s proven track record as both an engineer and as a business leader will be invaluable as we navigate the current situation. We are confident Doug is the right person to steer us through turbulent times and to steer us toward strategic growth,” added Richard Waitt, P.E., co-founder of Meridian Associates.