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Sam Reed AIA, CCCA

Executive Vice President, Surety

As an Executive Vice President for Vertex, Mr. Reed is responsible for national oversight of the surety claims consulting division. He is a licensed Architect in multiple jurisdictions, experienced in claims investigations, construction management, technical design document analysis, contract document analysis, project management, architectural design, and general construction. In addition to managing the Vertex team, his roles and responsibilities include management of complex surety claims investigations across the country and internationally, technical design and contract document analysis, evaluation of contract and insurance claims, financial analysis, field investigation activities, composition of complex technical reports, and providing expert opinions.

Education & Certification

D.Arch, Doctor of Architecture, University of Hawaii at Manoa
A.A.S., Architectural Technology, Lake Superior College

Registered Architect, State of CO, FL, GA, Guam, HI, NC, SC
Certified Construction Contract Administrator (CCCA)
Construction Document Technologist (CDT)
National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB)


American Institute of Architects (AIA)
National Bond Claims Association
Atlanta Surety Claims Association