Meet Us


Albert Reed, PE

Mr. Reed is the president of Reed Fire Protection Engineering and licensed Fire Protection Engineer with over 40 years of experience in the fire protection industry including life safety analysis for complex buildings;  design and evaluation of fire sprinklers, fire alarms, mass notification, smoke control, fire-rated separations, means of egress, in addition to fire life safety features in buildings. Albert’s extensive experience includes all phases of fire protection engineering including computational fluid dynamics , calculations, design, analysis, testing and construction period services. His expertise in the field of fire protection, code analysis, and life safety is an invaluable asset to our clients and a respected member of architectural and engineering design teams. 

Bachelor of Science - Mechanical Engineering

Texas A & M University - College Station, Texas

Member of Society of Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE)

Member of National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) International Code Council (ICC)

International Conference of Building Officials (ICBO)


Darren Roberts, SET

With over 30 years’ experience, Darren is skilled in leading technically complex fire protection engineering and construction projects including design, building and fire code consulting. In his 20 year tenure with Reed, Darren has completed numerous award-winning projects for clients in the public, higher education, military, and commercial sectors. Successful projects include; Mockingbird Station Dallas, University of Texas at Austin Tennis Center, University of North Texas College of Law, Texas Woman’s University, Fort Bliss Lifestyle Center, and Crestpark High-rise Condominiums.

Darren’s collaborative approach to client focused design and construction lend to unique design solutions and mutual respect from his peers in the industry. He is skilled in devising practical, efficient solutions that meet project objectives and exceed client expectations.

 Member of National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) International Code Council (ICC) 



Carissa Platler


Carissa has over 20 years of Life Safety and fire protection design experience including design and layout of life‐safety systems, FM‐200, Intergen, fire alarm and sprinkler systems, design of fire pumps, on‐site coordination with other construction trades, inspection of fire sprinkler systems and fire alarms,, estimating, quality control and construction administration. Carissa’s Project Management role includes day‐to‐day operations of each project, thorough investigation of the new and existing systems; design analysis and site survey of the construction process to upgrade the fire protection systems. Carissa is an expert in  NFPA, Uniform Facilities Criteria (UFC), and International Building and Fire Code analysis. 

  Member of National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 


Tony Galliani, EIT


 As an accomplished Senior Fire Protection Consultant, Tony specializes in NFPA, Uniform Facilities Criteria (UFC), and International Building and Fire Code analysis, as well as water-based fire protection systems, fire alarm/mass notification, and smoke control system design (CFD).  Skilled in project coordination and design, his portfolio of work includes universities, high-rise buildings, manufacturing and hazardous material analysis, as well as military projects nationally. 

Tony earned his bachelor’s degree in Fire Protection and Safety Engineering Technology from Oklahoma State University, achieved NFPA Certified Fire Protection Specialist and Texas E.I.T. 

 Member of National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)  


Taylor Goetze, EIT


Taylor is an accomplished Fire Protection Consultant with extensive experience utilizing NFPA standards, Uniform Facilities Criteria, and International codes, fire alarm, mass notification systems, and smoke exhaust system design.  Taylor’s wide-ranging knowledge in the Unified Facilities Criteria, International Building Code, OSHA, and NFPA Standards ensures the success of his diverse projects covering major federal, university, correctional, residential, commercial, and healthcare facilities. 

Taylor earned his bachelor’s degree in Fire Protection and Safety Engineering Technology from Oklahoma State University, serves as a member of The Society of Fire Protection Engineers,  achieved NFPA Certified Fire Protection Specialist, Texas E.I.T.  

Graduate Safety Practitioner (GSP)

Hazardous Materials First Responder Technician

IFSTA Hazardous Materials Awareness

S-190 Introduction to Wildland Fire Behavior

S-130 Firefighter Training

L-180 Fire Line Leadership

NIMS ICS 100, 200, 700, and 800

 Member of National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)  


Caleb Black, EIT


Caleb earned a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology from Oklahoma State University. He has an extensive knowledge of hydraulics, pumps, and fluid dynamics.  Caleb has completed numerous peer quality control design analysis and fire department reviews involving complex water based fire protection, fire alarm, mass notification,  elevator hoistway and stair pressurization as well as smoke control system design (CFD) for large warehouses and high-rise buildings.

Oklahoma State University – Mechanical Engineering Technology

  Member of National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)  


Savannah Kirk, EIT


Savannah earned a bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from Oklahoma State University and is an E.I.T.  Savannah worked as an undergraduate research assistant at Oklahoma State University and was published in Energy and Fuels journal, a publication of the American Chemical Society.

 Her background in unit operations, process controls, as well as heat and mass transfer have all contributed to a knowledge of fire protection from a chemical perspective. She applies this knowledge daily in the hazard analysis of large-scale warehouses.  Her knowledge of inorganic and organic chemistry have also been effective in the classification of hazardous commodities. Her recent projects include Texas Women’s University, hazardous materials storage analysis for the Georgia Pacific warehouse, as well as code analysis for the Fleet Pride warehouses located in Lilburn Georgia and Elgin Illinois.

Chemical Engineering from Oklahoma State University

 Member of National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)