Chairman Carlton Day Reed, Treasurer Tom Reed and President & CEO Jack Parker
Jackson A. Parker, President & CEO
Jack is a 1976 graduate of Colby College where he earned a BA in Government. He received an MBA from the Amos Tuck School at Dartmouth College in 1979.
He took a position with FMC Corporation in Chicago in corporate finance from 1979 to 1980 working on mergers and acquisitions, capital investment analysis and reviewing operating performance of the company’s various businesses. From 1980-82 he was Material Cost Control Manager at Bath Iron Works Corporation where his department tracked the cost of materials used in the construction of guided missile frigates.
In 1982 he joined Reed & Reed as CFO and was elected President and CEO in 1985. He has held that position since then. During his tenure Reed & Reed has grown many times over by expanding into new markets, acquiring two competitor companies, forming joint ventures for several major projects, establishing a new business unit in the Caribbean and becoming the premier wind power services contractor in New England.
Thomas C. Reed, Treasurer
Tom is a graduate of Deerfield Academy and a 1987 graduate of Colby College with a degree in economics. He began working summers for Reed & Reed while in high school and has worked on many of the company’s most challenging projects.
He was elected Treasurer in 1993 but his primary focus is running key projects in the field where he has been a Project Superintendent on many key projects including the Casco Bay Bridge, Brunswick-Topsham Bypass, International Ferry Terminal, Prospect-Verona Bridge and the Mars Hill Wind farm.
Tom’s expertise and field experience gives him a unique perspective on industry and company activities and puts him on the leading edge of many construction initiatives the company undertakes.