Lawrence Behr

Lawrence Behr | CEO


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 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 | Vice President of Business Development


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.

Amy Guglielmelli

Amy Guglielmelli | Controller


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 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.

Jerry Brown

Chester Paramore | Lightning Product Specialist


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.

Floyd Oakley

Floyd Oakley | RF Shielding Specialist


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 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


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 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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Greenville, NC 27834


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.