“Doug Rieder is Executive Chairman and Co-Founder of Sterling Seacrest Pritchard. He has over 30 years of experience in providing risk management, surety, and commercial and professional insurance solutions and is considered an industry leader in the construction and real estate spaces. He and his team provide advise hundreds of commercial contractors including many national firms.

Doug received a Master of Science degree in Finance from Georgia State University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from Carnegie Mellon University. Doug also holds a Construction Risk and Insurance Specialist (CRIS®) designation – a program focused on the insurance and risk management needs of construction projects and contractors. Prior to SSP, Doug held several senior surety underwriting and management positions.

As a thought leader in the industry Doug has authored a number of articles on insurance and surety topics and is an active guest lecturer on such topics for the Associated Builders and Contractors, the Associated General Contractors, the Construction section of the Atlanta Bar Association, the American Subcontractors Association and Southern Polytechnic University. Through these associations he has also served on the board of the Georgia chapter of ABC and on various committees.

Doug is a member of Liberty Mutual’ s national Surety Producer Advisory Board. He also recently helped organize and will serve as a board member of Craft Bank. Doug serves on the board of a 70-year-old, employee-owned general contracting firm and has also been invited to serve as an expert witness and consultant on several surety cases.”