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Alan C. Reid, U.S. Marine Corps (Ret.)

Reid, AlanOccupation: Senior Information Systems Analyst
Born: Durango, Colorado

Education:
MBA, University of Phoenix (2007)
BS, Information Technology Management, National University, (2004)

Certifications:
Security Plus Certificate, CompTIA, Inc. (2016); Post-Bachelor Certificate in Linux (2016)

Career:
Senior Information Systems Analyst, A2Z Inc. (2010-Present)
MALSEK-24 Avionics, MCAS, United States Marine Corps, Kaneohe Bay, HI (1993-1996)
Computer Systems, Technical Schools Command, United States Marine Corps, Mare Island, CA (1992-1993)
Instructor, United States Marine Corps, Oak Harbor, WA (1988-1992)
With, Reid Electric (1976-1980)

Military:
Master Gunnery Sergeant (Retired), U.S. Marine Corps (2010); Staff Sergeant, U.S. Marine Corps (1992); Material Controller, U.S. Marine Corps, Cherry Point, NC (1988); Material Controller, U.S. Marine Corps, Iwakuni, Japan (1987-1988); Material Controller, U.S. Marine Corps, Iwakuni, Japan (1986); Avionics Technician, U.S. Marine Corps, Cherry Point, NC (1985-1988); Driver, Dispatcher, First Recon BN/USMC, Camp Pendleton, California (1983-1984); Driver, Dispatcher, First Tanks BN/USMC, Okinawa, Japan (1980-1983); Enlisted, U.S. Marine Corps (1979)

Civic:
Volunteer, American Cancer Society, Oak Harbor, WA (1989)

Achievements:
Mr. Reid has accomplished 14 hardware and software installations and upgrades, valued at more than $6 million, for 42 aviation departments. He recently retired from the United States Marine Corps after 30 years of service, achieving the rank of E-9 master gunnery sergeant. For the last two years, Mr. Reid has served A2Z, Inc., Logistics Services as a senior information systems analyst, a position in which he employs his expertise in information technology management to provide naval logistics communications systems support for all vessels. In addition, he oversees training, backup services, troubleshooting and long-distance support. Calling on his 32 years of industry experience, he also teaches system administration classes to sailors. His many accomplishments with the Virginia-based IT and logistics services company have included standing up a new classroom of 21 computers with multiple virtualization software packages for a variety of user-based training on a variety of platforms. In addition, Mr. Reid has created four new Windows 2003 Server Platforms to use as DHCP, WINS, Account/Network Management, and Classroom Instruction.

Awards:
Recipient, Meritorious Service Award (2010); Honoree, Employee of the Quarter (1997); Two-Time Recipient, National Defense Service Medal; Recipient, Navy And Marine Corps Achievement Medal; Recipient, Presidential Unit Citation; Two-Time Recipient, Navy Meritorious Unit Commendation; Four-Time Recipient, Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal; Recipient, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal; Recipient, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal; Seven-Time Recipient, Sea Service Deployment Ribbon; Ten-Time Recipient, Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal; Recipient, Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award; Recipient, Marquis Who’s Who Top Professional; Recipient, Marquis Who’s Who Humanitarian Award

Memberships:
President, Los Angeles Post, Society of American Military Engineers (1990-Present); Member, Washington Post Programs, Society of American Military Engineers (1988-1989); Member, Society of American Military Engineers; Member, National Society of Professional Engineers; Member, Order of the Free and Accepted Masons

Political Affiliation:
Republican

Religion:
Roman Catholic

Family:
Son of Clifford Edward Reid and Mary Ellen (Poole) Reid

Hobbies:
Photography; Traveling; Physical fitness

Biography Sources:
Who’s Who in the West – 1994-1995, 24th Edition (pub. 1993)
Who’s Who in the West – 1992-1993, 23rd Edition (pub. 1992)

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