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G. Edward Cassady III

  • Chief Executive Officer -- Energy Services
  • Enterprise Solutions LLC
  • 1300 Fort Negley Blvd.
  • Nashville, Tennessee 37203


  • Undergraduate: BA Duke University 1980
  • Graduate: Fellowship -- AMP Harvard Business School 2003
  • Law School: J.D. Vanderbilt University School of Law 1984

Honors and Activities

Order of the Coif

Chief Justice, Moot Court Board

Vanderbilt Law Review


Career History

Judicial Clerk, Judge James H. Hancock, United States District Court for the Northern District of Alabama–1984-1985

Partner, Bradley Arant Rose & White LLP — 1985-2000

Executive Vice President, BE&K, Inc — 2000 – 2008

Managing Director –The Martin Companies — 2009 – 2011

Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President, Robins & Morton — 2011-2017

Chief Executive Officer, Energy Services, Enterprise Solutions — 2017-Present


As Chief Executive Officer for Energy Services at Enterprise Solutions, Ed provides executive leadership and oversight to the operations of all three of the operating companies with regard to the delivery of energy services to clients.  In addition, Ed provides executive leadership for the various administrative functions including finance, accounting, tax, risk management, corporate strategy, technology, human resources, and legal counsel.  He brings unique expertise including over 30 years in the practice of engineering and construction law combined with executive-level industry management experience. In recent years, Ed has held the position of Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Robins & Morton where he also served as a member of its Board of Directors.  Ed also served in management positions of increasing importance at BE&K, Inc., culminating ultimately in a position as its Executive Vice President. He joined BE&K, a global engineering and construction company as its Vice President and General Counsel, and in 2007, he took over responsibility for the company’s sales and marketing functions in industrial engineering and construction. In March 2009, Ed co-founded The Martin Companies, a diversified investment company located in Nashville, Tennessee, focused on the healthcare, media, and energy sectors.

Ed holds a B.A. from Duke University, a J.D. from Vanderbilt University and a fellowship degree from Harvard Business School. Ed served as a judicial clerk for the Honorable Judge James H. Hancock and then was a partner at Bradley, Arant, Rose and White, LLP from 1985 until 2000, when he joined BE&K.

Among his various civic engagements, Ed has served as a past president of the Alabama arm of the Association of Corporate Counsel, Chair of the Magic City Art Connection, member of the Advisory Board for the University of Alabama Birmingham Comprehensive Cancer Center, and a member of the Downtown Rotary Club of Birmingham.  In addition to various professional engagements Ed has also been active in education programs. Ed’s teaching engagements have included serving as an adjunct faculty member at Duke University’s Masters of Engineering Management Program and at the University of Alabama School of Law.

Professional Activities

Chairman, Board of Trustees, National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER)

Member, Global Client Advisory Council, Willis Towers Watson

Member, Construction Advisory Council, Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance

Chairman, Association of Corporate Counsel, Alabama

Adjunct Faculty, Duke University Masters in Engineering Management

Adjunct Faculty, University of Alabama School of Law

Representative Articles, Publications, Speeches and Seminars

Co-author, Special Project, An Analysis of the Legal, Social, and Political Issues Raised by Asbestos Litigation, 36 Vand. L. Rev. 583 (1983)

Author, Co-employee Lawsuits Under Alabama’s Workmen’s Compensation Act, 14 Cumb. L. Rev. 267 (1984)

Author, Frivolous Lawsuits and Defensive Responses to Them–What Relief is Available?, 36 Ala. L. Rev. 927 (1985)

Co-Author, Guidelines for Construction Industry Internal Investigations, 8 ACCL Journal 59 (2014)

ALFA International, Hackers Anonymous — Risk Mitigation Strategies for Handling Ever-Changing Threats to Data Security.  ALFA International, March 6, 2015

Court Admissions

Alabama Supreme Court
Alabama Federal Courts
Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals
U.S. Supreme Court
U.S. Court of Claims

Community Activities

Chairman, Communications — UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center

Chairman, Magic City Art Connection


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