Moving LBA Forward in the 5G World

GREENVILLE, NC, August 5, 2021LBA Group welcomes Juan Macias as its Chief Technical Officer (CTO). Macias brings over 20 years of experience in the Radio Frequency field, with an iNARTE Certification as a Telecommunications Senior Engineer and as an IEEE Senior Member. Before joining LBA, Macias held Lead Senior RF engineering positions with American Tower Company (ATC); Senior Broadcast consultant for the FCC Repack and Lead RF Design for Malaysia’s AIM/IoT Infrastructure. Originally from Mexico, Macias had been involved in multiple RF, GPRS, GSM, CDMA and IoT projects worldwide for Iusacell and others.

Juan Macias & Lawrence Behr

LBA Group CEO Lawrence Behr (r) welcomes new Group Chief technical Officer Juan Macias (l)to LBA’s Greenville, NC campus.

“Working with CEO Lawrence Behr himself and learning from such an esteemed leader in the (telecommunications) industry is an immense opportunity and honor.”

Juan Macias in the field.

Juan Macias in the field.

As CTO, Macias will oversee the professional services, technology development and compliance aspects of the LBA Group companies. Beyond enhancing existing services and products, Macias will focus on developing new offerings in the escalating 5G world to position LBA as a leading resource for 5G RF safety and compliance, IoT, DAS and other evolving technology areas.

 “I am excited to join the team and utilize my experience. I look forward to growing as an individual and in turn, helping LBA grow,” states Macias. “Working with CEO Lawrence Behr himself and learning from such an esteemed leader in the (telecommunications) industry is an immense opportunity and honor.”

Jennifer Cargile, Director of Strategic Planning, hopes to advance LBA’s presence in the wireless infrastructure market. Cargile states “With the pandemic, there have been times of uncertainty, but the one thing I have always been certain of is further establishing LBA’s presence in emerging RF and electromagnetics markets. Juan will be a great asset for us to achieve that goal.”

Juan Macias with Jennifer Cargile at the South Wireless Summit.

Juan Macias with Jennifer Cargile at the South Wireless Summit 2021.

Contact Juan Macias at juan.macias@lbagroup.com or 252-317-2129.

About The Author

LBA Group, Inc. has 50 years of experience in providing RF asset solutions and risk management for industrial and telecommunications infrastructure assets. The group is comprised of LBA Technology, a leading manufacturer and integrator of radio frequency systems, lightning protection and EMC equipment for broadcast, industrial and government users worldwide; the professional consultancy Lawrence Behr Associates and LBA University, providing on-site and online professional training. The companies are based in Greenville, N.C., USA.

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