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Lawrence Behr

Lawrence Behr | CEO

lbwireless@lbagroup.com

Lawrence Behr is the founder of Lawrence Behr Associates, Inc., and subsequently, the LBA Group. A recognized leader in the telecommunications industry, Mr. Behr's almost sixty years of experience span the areas of broadcast, military and commercial telecommunications technology. He has frequently served as an expert witness before the Federal Communications Commission, the courts and zoning authorities in communications regulatory matters. He formerly served as a Director of the International Association for Radio, Telecommunications and Electromagnetics (iNARTE). He is a frequent lecturer and author and holds patents on several inventions in antenna technology. Lawrence is a long-time amateur operation (K4JRZ) and enjoys hiking and canoeing.


Ben Cobb

Ben Cobb | CFO / COO

ben.cobb@lbagroup.com

Ben has more than twenty years of comprehensive business experience with privately-held corporations. He is responsible for providing overall leadership, direction and accountability for LBA. He currently manages the procurement, production, sales, logistics, IT and accounting functions.

Ben is a graduate of North Carolina State University where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management and East Carolina University where he earned a Master of Business Administration. He is also an active member of the Boy Scouts of America and is recognized as an Eagle Scout, the highest rank attainable in the organization.


Jennifer Cargile

Jennifer Behr Cargile | Director of Strategic Planning

jennifer.cargile@lbagroup.com

Jennifer brings twenty plus years of entrepreneurial leadership to LBA Group. While she has previously found success in more creative areas, she brings a fresh perspective into the LBA offices. Her strengths lie within the realm of project management and strategic planning. She looks forward to carrying on the legacy of LBA and bringing the company forward into the new decade and beyond.

Jennifer holds an Associate of Science degree from Peace University, Bachelor of Arts from East Carolina University and Associate of Arts from Johnson & Wales University.


Juan Macias

Juan Macias | Chief Technology Officer

juan.macias@lbagroup.com

Juan is a seasoned Engineer with more than 20 years of experience in the Radio Frequency field with government agencies as well as public and privately-held corporations. He is responsible for providing overall Technical expertise and maintain the knowledge legacy from Lawrence Behr.

Juan graduated from the National Polytechnic Institute in Mexico City where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Communications and Electronics Engineering. He is a Senior member of the IEEE and certified Telecommunications Senior engineer from iNARTE.


Juan Macias

Amy Guglielmelli | Controller

amy.guglielmelli@lbagroup.com

Amy brings over a decade of business management and finance experience to LBA as its Controller. She currently oversees all AP/AR, HR, inventory and workflow functions. Her background in manufacturing and ISO 9001 aid in enhancing LBA’s processes and procedures to increase efficiencies throughout the company. 

Amy holds an Associate in Applied Science degree in Marketing & Retailing, a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management and is a Certified ISO 9001 Internal Auditor.


Jerry Brown

Jerry Brown, CPBE®, CRMC® | Director of Sales

jerry.brown@lbagroup.com

Jerry has over twenty five years of sales experience. His background includes highly complex, highly technical sales to governments, military and Fortune 500 companies.

Jerry is certified as a Professional Broadcast Engineer by the Society of Broadcast Engineers (SBE). He is a Certified Radio Marketing Consultant by the Radio Advertising Bureau (RAB). Jerry’s previous business and sales experience includes manufacturing sales and management, radio station ownership and management and VP of Engineering for several major broadcast groups.


Floyd Oakley

Floyd Oakley | RF Shielding Specialist

floyd.oakley@lbagroup.com

Floyd has over thirty years of sales and management experience in the electronics and building industries. He strives to achieve a high level of customer service and to provide a solution-based approach that meets the needs of LBA customers and clients. Floyd provides leadership, direction and sales development for the RF Shielding product line which includes shielding paints, fabrics and faraday cages.

Floyd holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from East Carolina University.


Kiara Walbrook

Kiara Walbrook | LBA University Manager

kiara.walbrook@lbagroup.com

Kiara is the Manager of LBA University, specializing in online RF and OSHA compliant safety training. 

As a former U.S. Army Water Treatment Technician, Kiara spent time in South Korea conducting water analysis, assisting in field service work and training on equipment maintenance and procedures.

Kiara holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from American Public University and an Master of Library and Information Science in Digital Archives and Library Science Preservation from the University of Michigan.


Bryan Dixon

James Currie | Inventory & Procurement Specialist

james.currie@lbagroup.com

A native of Wolverhampton, England, James moved to the USA in 2011. He attended Pitt Community College where he earned his Associate of Applied Science in Industrial Management Technology before transferring to East Carolina University in 2015. James graduated from ECU Summa Cum Laude with a BS in Industrial Technology with a concentration in Distribution and Logistics.

James has worked in the field of supply chain management since 2017. He is responsible for procurement and inventory management at LBA. 


Chris Horne

Chris K. Horne, PhD, PE | Technical Consultant

chris.horne@lbagroup.com

Chris provides business and engineering expertise to sales/proposal initiatives in the wireless and international communications industries. Chris collaborates with customers to implement wireless network solutions. He leads all technical activities at LBA in DAS and small cell design and integration, MW engineering, FCC compliance and RF Risk Management. Chris has held several management positions in the wireless industry where he has been responsible for network and equipment design, tower deployment and spectrum coordination.

Chris is a licensed Professional Engineer in North Carolina, Illinois, Massachusetts, Hawaii and Minnesota, an adjunct teaching instructor, a member of the IEEE, Radio Club of America and the AFCCE.

Chris holds a Doctor of Philosophy in Electrical Engineering and Master of Business Administration from East Carolina University. His personal interests include business-driven technology, wireless sensor networks and unification of light and microwave electromagnetic phenomena.

 

 

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LBA Group companies serve technical infrastructure needs related to the broadcast, wireless, electromagnetic compatibility and safety sectors worldwide. We provide consulting, training and other telecommunications industry services. We also produce and market hardware for radio transmission, RF shielding, safety and testing.

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