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Latreece Reed

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Latreece Reed is Vice President of Administration at The Heartland Institute.

Reed joined Heartland in September 1999 as an administrative assistant. She was promoted in 2001 to director of operations and in 2005 to chief operating officer. She is responsible for all personnel matters, including recruitment, hiring, training, management, evaluation, benefits, and payroll. She oversees a full-time staff of 35 and a network of 10 independent contractors. She also acts as the circulation manager for Heartland’s serial publications, overseeing maintenance of the organization’s current 85,000-name database, subscription renewals, and new circulation projects.

Prior to joining Heartland, Reed had more than 10 years’ experience in the administrative field. She began her career as an outpatient clerk and was later promoted to an outpatient secretary at Columbus Hospital in Chicago. She then became an administrative assistant for Uhlich Children’s Home and was later promoted to a software trainer, responsible for new employee orientation and computer training.

Reed was born and raised in Chicago. In June 2003, she graduated from Robert Morris College with her bachelor’s degree in management and in February 2007 she completed her master's degree in business administration with a concentration in human resources at the University of Phoenix.

Reed has two sons, Devonta and Marcus Jr., who are the pride and joy of her life. She enjoys reading, movies, and spending time with family and friends.

2018 By the Numbers

See what sets Heartland apart:
82% of state elected officials read Heartland publications
of state elected officials read one or more Heartland newspapers "sometimes" or "always."
45% of elected officials say Heartland led to a change in policy
of state elected officials say a Heartland publication influenced their opinions or led to a change in public policy.
3.2 Million
the number of times Heartland's six podcasts were downloaded in 2018
184 issues
of weekly e-newsletters sent to subscribers across the country
158 events
that Heartland hosted, attended, or spoke at, reaching over 34,000 guests in 2018.
100,000 fans
on Facebook posting and reposting over 1 million times a week