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Alicia Dauw Joins Firm as Industrial Operations Director


Smith Seckman Reid, Inc. (SSR), a leader among engineering firms in designing, consulting, and commissioning projects, is pleased to announce that Alicia Dauw, PE, has joined the firm as a Principal and Operations Director for the firm’s industrial market. She will be focused on guiding our strategic growth and successful project execution for our industrial clients across the country. Additionally, Alicia will focus on the development and growth of our colleagues. 

“A wise man once told me that a good leader will surround himself with talented people,” said David Cooper, PMP, Principal and Industrial Business Unit Leader. “I found that in Alicia. She demonstrates strong leadership, loyalty, honesty, and dedication to SSR’s clients, colleagues, and work. We will be stronger and better because of her.”

Throughout her 16-year career, Alicia has provided technical excellence and responsive customer service to a wide range of industrial clients. She is an experienced project manager that strives to deliver exceptional client experiences while building long-term relationships. Her background will complement the firm’s growth efforts and project workload in the industrial market.  

“I am thrilled to join the brilliant and talented team at SSR,” said Dauw. “The energy, passion, and leadership that SSR brings to the industry is so refreshing and I am excited to start this new journey. I am looking forward to fostering growth in the industrial team, expanding our reach in the market, and elevating the staff to greater success.” 

Alicia’s hiring enforces SSR’s commitment to ensuring we have adequate staff and resources to meet the needs of our clients. Focused on improving our resource allocation, development, and fostering innovation for our industrial colleagues, she adds support and operational knowledge to allow our talented team of professionals to focus on what they do best — providing responsive, reliable, and resourceful solutions to clients.  

Alicia graduated from the University of Tennessee with a Master of Science in mechanical engineering and received her undergraduate degree in mechanical engineering from Tennessee Technological University. She is a registered professional engineer in Tennessee, Illinois, and New Jersey.