Terrence Reed

Terrence Reed

Terrence Reed

Vice President, Talent Selection, Georgia-Pacific

Terry Reed is Vice President, Talent Selection for Georgia Pacific (GP). Georgia-Pacific has around 35,000 employees and is one of the world’s leading makers of tissue, pulp, paper, packaging, building products and related chemicals. Terry and his team partner with GP businesses to ensure they attract, motivate, develop and retain a diverse group of employees to support rapid business growth for today and the future.

Originally from Mobile, Alabama, he received a degree in mechanical engineering from the University of South Alabama. He was commissioned as an Army Officer, and served in the US Army Chemical Corp. He received a number of military awards, and was a paratrooper, jungle expert, and jumpmaster. After the military, he worked as an engineer and engineering department manager for American Greetings Corp. He later worked at Buckeye Technologies as a process engineer and then held a number of operations roles including Plant manager. Terry transitioned to human resources and has held a number of domestic and international leadership roles in HR, including Sr. Vice President, Human Resources for Buckeye Technologies. Buckeye was acquired by GP in 2013.

Terrence has held board and leadership roles with United Way of the Midsouth (Memphis), Boys and Girls Club, the Salvation Army, Habitat for Humanities, the Chamber of Commerce and National Society of Black Engineers. He is a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity and served on Maurice Wexler Fund at the National Civil Rights Museum.
Terry Reed is Vice President, Talent Selection for Georgia Pacific (GP). Georgia-Pacific has around 35,000 employees and is one of the world’s leading makers of tissue, pulp, paper, packaging, building products and related chemicals. Terry and his team partner with GP businesses to ensure they attract, motivate, develop and retain a diverse group of employees to support rapid business growth for today and the future.

Originally from Mobile, Alabama, he received a degree in mechanical engineering from the University of South Alabama. He was commissioned as an Army Officer, and served in the US Army Chemical Corp. He received a number of military awards, and was a paratrooper, jungle expert, and jumpmaster. After the military, he worked as an engineer and engineering department manager for American Greetings Corp. He later worked at Buckeye Technologies as a process engineer and then held a number of operations roles including Plant manager. Terry transitioned to human resources and has held a number of domestic and international leadership roles in HR, including Sr. Vice President, Human Resources for Buckeye Technologies. Buckeye was acquired by GP in 2013.

Terrence has held board and leadership roles with United Way of the Midsouth (Memphis), Boys and Girls Club, the Salvation Army, Habitat for Humanities, the Chamber of Commerce and National Society of Black Engineers. He is a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity and served on Maurice Wexler Fund at the National Civil Rights Museum.