ROBERT C REID, JR
37352 Carlin Ave Prairieville, LA 70769
Tel: (225) 324-6983 E-mail:
Married 01-20-1968; Two Children- Youngest Son 2007 LSU Grad in Mech Engineering
Grades 1 -12: Baton Rouge Area local schools HS Diploma 1964
BS Chemical Engineering……. L.S.U. 1969
MBA…… L.S.U. 1971
- Graduated Number 1 in Class
1972 to present: More than 3000 hours of continuing Ed courses in Labor Relations, Safety, EEO, OSHA, Economic Evaluation, Finance, Ethics, Contracts, Negotiation, Systems Management, Sales, Marketing, Logistics, Computer Programs & Usage.
1994 - Present: Diversified Direct Distribution, Inc
President & CEO of my own Sub S Corp operating sales & marketing of market directed products and services of other companies
. 2001 - Present
- Real Estate with C J Brown Realtors - 2002 CJ Brown Sherwood Rookie of the Year; Top 10 Producer with CJ Brown for 9 years specializing in custom built new construction. 1994 -2001 - Earned over $1 million in commissions from Sales of Consumer based products through the establishment of a Nationwide network of 60,000+ independent distributors &/or sales reps.
1979 -1994: Ethyl Corporation 451 Florida Blvd Baton Rouge, LA
Director of New Market Development; National Sales Manager; Sr. Sales Associate Pharmaceuticals; Far East Asia Pacific Sales Manager; Product Manager; Sr. Program Analyst; International Manufacturing Engineer. Salary when leaving in 1994: $100,000/year. Last 12 years with Ethyl consisted of identifying market expansion opportunities and then developing and implementing penetration strategies to increase market share and profitability of Ethyl products in the Global markets.
1974 - 1979: BASF Corp Ludwigshafen, Germany, New Jersey & Geismar, LA
Assistant to Plant Manager and Project Manager. Plant safety programs, operations and maintenance cost control and supervision, and Labor Union relations and negotiations.
1973 - 1974: U. S. Department of the Army
Director of Administration for the Army Education Centers Europe (GS-11). Program and budget management of 112 Army Education Centers & 52 Sub Centers throughout Europe.
1971 - 1973: U. S. Army Worms, Germany
Lieutenant US Army. Commanding General's Staff officer in charge of developing the computer based logistic and supply system for the Theatre Army Support Command; and Housing Officer