OUR TEAM

Lawrence Behr

Lawrence Behr | President/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.


Jennifer Cargile

Jennifer Behr Cargile | Vice President

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, strategic planning and sales. She looks forward to carrying on the legacy of LBA and advancing the company forward.

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.


Kiara Walbrook

Craig Conticchio | Senior Director

craig.conticchio@lbagroup.com

Craig joined the LBA Group to primarily continue the development of LBA University and has since been promoted to Senior Director of the LBA Group. In the early 90s, he founded an automotive aftermarket franchise company in which he served as the CEO/President until 1998. A career shift brought him to secondary, postsecondary, and adult education/administration throughout the 2000s. He will contribute to the LBA Group with his entrepreneurial spirit, knowledge of physics, and twenty years of educational experience to help bring first-in-class training and educational resources to our rapidly growing portfolio of partners across the globe. His studies in BioMedical Physics particularly qualify him to advance LBA’s industry-leading RF Safety program.

Craig holds a Bachelor of Science in Physics, a Master of Science in Physics, and an ABD Ph.D. in BioMedical Physics all from East Carolina University.


Amy Guglielmelli

Amy Guglielmelli | Director of Business & Finance

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

Chester Paramore | Director of Sales

chester.paramore@lbagroup.com

Chester has over thirty-five years of experience in direct sales, marketing and customer service management. He provides expertise of LBA Group's lightning protection solutions, including fixed and portable lightning protection systems, tower and antenna protectors and copper grounding products, to our client's lightning protection needs.

Chester’s attention to detail and focus on customer satisfaction will help LBA meet and exceed the needs of new and existing customers.


Bryan Hill | Director of Production

bryan.hill@lbagroup.com


Jerry Brown

Jeutuanna Walston | Office Manager/Sales Support Specialist

jwalston@lbagroup.com

Jeutuanna is an office management professional with 20 years of industry experience. She joined LBA Group in 2013 as a Receptionist and is now the Office Manager and Sales Support Specialist. Jeutuanna earned her associate degree in Office Administration in 2013 and an associate degree in Medical Office Administration in 2015.

Jeutuanna manages staff functions and efficiencies. She oversees the daily operations of the office and plans meetings, conferences and special events for LBA Group. Jeutuanna also coordinates and manages all Site Services/Technical Projects. She possesses excellent leadership and organizational skills and ensures the effectiveness of the company's staff and processes.

Prior to working at LBA Group, she held the Lead Bookkeeping and Customer Service role for over 11 years for a major home improvement business.



Kiara Walbrook

Kiara Walbrook | Digital Engagement Specialist/Sales Support Specialist

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.


Jerry Brown

Jerry Brown, CPBE®, CRMC® | Account Executive

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 | Account Executive

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.


Floyd Oakley

John Hunter | Technical/Production Supervisor

jhunter@lbagroup.com

 


Floyd Oakley

Michael Foreman | Technical/Production Specialist

mforeman@lbagroup.com

 


Austin McCoy | Logistics and Procurement Specialist

austin.mccoy@lbagroup.com

 


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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About LBA

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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