Dr. John Reed, MCEC

Dr. John Reed

“Do all the good you can. By all the means you can. In all the ways you can. At all the times you can. To all the people you can. As long as ever you can.” — John Wesley

Dr. John Reed

Managing Principal – Quinn Reed Associates

John is a Marshall Goldsmith 100 Coaches (100coaches.com) member. Three organizations certify him as a master coach: Marshall Goldsmith Stakeholder Centered Coaching, the International Coach Federation, and the MEECO Leadership Institute. He founded and has been a Managing Principal since 2005 at Quinn Reed Associates.

He has undergraduate and MBA degrees from Dartmouth and, as an organizational psychologist, a PhD from the University of Georgia with an internship at Emory University. A Navy veteran, he previously worked in the strategy practice of Accenture and the government practice of CGI. He helps talented people excel further, serving C-suite leaders, partners, boards, executive teams, business founders, and other professionals.

John has 30 years of executive coaching and trusted leadership advising, executive assessment, leadership development, organizational change, and strategy consulting experience globally in the aerospace, biotechnology, chemical, construction, consumer products, defense, education, energy, entertainment, environmental services, the federal government, financial services, healthcare, legal, manufacturing, not for profit, pharmaceuticals, real estate, retail, and technology sectors.

Organizations supported for example: 3M, Abbott Laboratories, AGCO, AIG, Aker Solutions, AlEn, ALLY Energy, AstraZeneca, BASF, Benteler, Black Hills Corporation, BP, Brock Group, Calpine, Cameron, CBRE, CDI Energy Products, Children’s National Medical Center, CIA, Citgo, Clock Spring/NRI, Comerica Bank, Comfort Systems, ConocoPhillips, Covalus, CVS Health, Diageo, Dover Industries, Duke Corporate Education, Duke University Medical Center, East West Bank, EGC Critical Components, Exelon, ExxonMobil, Flix Entertainment, Gulfstream Aerospace, Hines, HydroChemPSC, ION Geophysical, ITW, IvyExec, John Deere, Jones Lang LaSalle, KIPP Schools, Lloyd’s Register, LyondellBasell, Macquarie, Memorial Hermann Health System, NASA, NGP Energy Capital Mgt., NRG, Occidental Petroleum, Oil States Intl., Panasonic, PetroChina, Raytheon Technologies, Recall, Schlumberger, Seyfarth Shaw, Shell, Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom, Songwon Intl., Stepan Co., Sunbelt Steel, Texas Children’s Hospital, The Cameron School of Business at the University of St. Thomas, The CapStreet Group, The March of Dimes, The Menil Collection, The Owen School of Management at Vanderbilt University, The Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, The University of Houston, The University of Texas at Arlington, The University of Texas at Austin, The UT Health Science Center at Houston, Thomson Reuters, TransUnion, US Foods, Vinson & Elkins and WakeMed Health & Hospitals.   

John is a Founding Fellow and Contributing Author of the Institute of Coaching at McLean/Harvard Medical School. His book ‘Pinpointing Excellence’ for example is a popular guide for evaluating and selecting coaches.   

He teaches MBA courses as an adjunct professor and contributes as a speaker and writer. He is the 2013-14 president and a member of the Society of Psychologists in Leadership, and a member of the Society of Consulting Psychology, serving on editorial boards of the journals of these organizations. His psychologist license was granted in 2000.

In volunteering, John cares about education and supporting children and veterans. He has a history of board service, for example as the 2016-17 president of an inner-city Houston school, the Nehemiah Center. He supports institutions including the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, Dartmouth College, and Deerfield Academy.  

He and his wife Perry Ann, a healthcare executive, have four grown children.