Director & Vice President
Dan Reid is the owner and President of Grove Transit, a non-emergency transportation services company headquartered in Hattiesburg, Mississippi and operating throughout South Mississippi. Dan and his wife, Suzanne, started the company in late 2010 after acquiring the operating assets of a failing NEMT. Their focus has been to build a premier NEMT company by focusing on providing Safe, Reliable & Courteous transportation. Dan is a member of the Board of Directors for the Taxi, Limousine and Paratransit Association (TLPA) and has served on the Paratransit Steering Committee since joining TLPA. Dan is frequent speaker at TLPA Conferences and has co-authored several whitepapers for TLPA on the Non-Emergency Transportation industry. Dan has been actively involved with pushing industry standards for driver training and company performance, as well as the use of technology to provide safer and more efficient transportation to clients.
Prior to the NEMT business, Dan spent close to 30 years advising on mergers and acquisitions and other business transactions. Dan was the National Partner for Transaction Advisory Services at Grant Thornton, a Partner and Pacific Northwest Practice Leader at Arthur Anderson, and prior to that he was with a private equity firm where he specialized in financial and tax due diligence and merger integration issues. He started his career in the oil & gas industry tax compliance and structuring and due diligence on acquisitions.
Dan holds a B.A. in Accounting from Santa Clara University, a Masters in Taxation from Golden Gate University and earned his Executive MBA at St. Mary’s College. Dan is a Past Board Member of First Place for Youth and is active in many organizations in and around Hattiesburg.