Our Team

Tom Reed

Tom Reed serves as the Project Manager for the Shale POWER initiative for Catalyst Connection. He implements many aspects of this initiative including outreach to the community including communications, events, content and partner coordination. 

Tom is available to speak with anyone who has questions about Shale POWER or would like to get involved in the programs.

Tom has worked for more than 13 years with manufacturing companies at Catalyst Connection in many roles including project management, marketing, contract management and communication. He oversees communications and outreach of the Catalyst Connection organization to the community and grantors. Tom promotes services, trainings and events provided to manufacturers as well as community outreach programs that engage young people in manufacturing career opportunities. Tom manages the web site content, various newsletters, the Shale POWER website, email and social media, liaisons with media outlets and supports other communications.

Prior to joining Catalyst Connection, Tom spent a total of 12 years in the field of client relations and contract administration for a variety of companies including Westinghouse, Teletech and the WVHTC Foundation.

Tom holds a B.S. degree from West Liberty State University with dual majors in Marketing and Computer Information Sciences.  He also holds an MBA with a Marketing concentration from the Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business at the University of Pittsburgh. Tom is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP).

You can learn more about Catalyst Connection’s role in the Shale POWER initiative, by clicking this link.

Access to supply chain contacts and Shale POWER partners who can assist you

Industry information and resources that detail the path to new energy opportunities

The latest news and events about the shale industry

Technical Assistance with grant funding of up to $10,000