Charles J. Reith, Jr. ’83 Named President and CEO of Solomon Associates

 Charles Reith

January 13, 2017

Solomon Associates, the leading performance improvement company for the global energy industry, has announced that Charles J. Reith, Jr. ’83 has officially assumed the role of Chief Executive Officer, upon the retirement of Dale A. Emanuel, the former President and CEO. Reith previously served as acting President, during the transition period.

Reith is a graduate of Syracuse University’s civil engineering program and began his career at O’Brien & Gere Engineers in Syracuse. He relocated to Virginia Beach in 1992 to manage O’Brien & Gere’s regional office. Subsequently, he joined Malcolm Pirnie and then moved on to Solomon in 2004 where he rapidly moved up to Executive Vice President of Consulting, Business Development, and Marketing. Mr. Reith spent the last four years in the Middle East as the company’s Regional Vice President and established Solomon’s first offices in Bahrain and Abu Dhabi. As President and CEO, he will be based at Solomon’s headquarters in Dallas, Texas.

About Solomon Associates

HSB Solomon Associates LLC (Solomon) is the leading performance improvement company for the global energy industry. Solomon’s benchmarking and advisory solutions help customers across the energy value chain achieve operational excellence by increasing efficiency, reliability, and profitability. Solomon also provides forecasting and advice on the North American gas market. Solomon’s proprietary analytics uniquely transform data into insight for making better business decisions. Based in Dallas, Texas, Solomon is part of The Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection and Insurance Company. Learn more at