Anthony Reed, CPA, PMP, MBA, MS is the true Renaissance man. This globetrotting business executive and marathoner (26.2-mile/42.2K) has passions for life, adventures, learning, and teaching. He has over 25 years of managing multi-million dollar, international projects. He was also on the Oracle Applications Users’ Group (OAUG) Board of Directors and The Dallas Oracle Users’ Group CIO Advisory Board.
His undergraduate degrees are in mathematics and management. His MBA and MS are in management and accounting, respectively. As an adjunct professor, he taught project management, IT, business management, and accounting. He has published five books and over fifty articles. And he’s spoken at accounting, software quality, project management, and IT conferences around the world.
This endurance enthusiast has also completed over two-hundred running, triathlon, and bicycling races. He’s a Certified Running Coach and is one of fewer than 50 people in the world who completed the marathon hat trick.
- Completed a marathon on all seven continents,
- Run over 100 marathons, and
- Finished marathons in all 50 States.
The international marathons included the exotic Great Wall of China, the brutal SafriCom Lewa, and the Antarctica Marathons. Anthony is also on the Board of Directors for the Dallas (formerly White Rock) Marathon.
Here’s what the media has said about Anthony Reed.
“Through the years, Reed has found that many lessons learned along the race course don’t differ much from corporate America’s hills and valleys.” – National BMBA Magazine.
“Anthony Reed hasn’t stopped running since. He ran while earning his MBA, master’s of accounting, and CPA certification. And he kept going while working as an Information Technology Director at Texas Instruments, heading up his own consulting business, and teaching college accounting courses.” – Runner’s World magazine.
“Running has transformed Anthony Reed’s life. He simply set goals and set about accomplishing them.” – Dallas Morning News.
“Reed fits the profile—some would say stereotype—of a distance runner. He’s an over achiever at work and play. He has earned four degrees, is a CPA, and a certified Project Management Professional.” – St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
“How far can one man run? If Anthony Reed is the man, all over the world is the answer. He has run across a glacier in Antarctica and along the Great Wall of China.” – Southern Living magazine.
“Reed manages the risks of business and sport with determination and a commitment to life long learning…Risk management is a concept Reed applies to very different areas of his life. He said the process is similar for a marathoner and businessperson.” – University of Texas at Dallas’ Mercury.