Ed Reel is the Vice President, Safety Management Solutions at SMART Safety Gulf Coast and located in Atlanta, GA. Ed earned a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Louisiana State University and a Master of Business Administration in Operations Management / Logistics & Transportation from the University of Tennessee. He also holds OSHA 10 Hour Certification.
Ed is responsible for driving the company’s nationwide market share growth and strengthening its client and industry relations. Ed brings over 25 years of broad-based experience and leadership working with Fortune 100 and privately held companies in health and safety, operations, engineering, finance and sales and marketing. He has extensive industry experience in chemical, construction, contracting, distribution, energy, logistics, manufacturing, oil & gas, pipelines, power, refining, specialty trades, transportation and warehousing.
Prior to joining SMART Safety Group, Ed worked with Mobil Oil Corporation, TRW, PricewaterhouseCoopers and Peach State Integrated Technologies. He is a frequent speaker at business events, conference and trade shows and has authored a number of technical articles and white papers that have been published in leading industry magazines.