Brian Reed Appointed as a President of L&B
Landrum & Brown (L&B) is proud to announce the appointment of Brian P. Reed as a President of L&B, effective March 1, 2016. Reed succeeds Mark Perryman, who held that position since 2004. Perryman will remain in his role as Chief Operating Officer and continue to oversee the business operations of L&B globally under the leadership of Jeff Thomas, L&B’s Chief Executive Officer and Chairman.
Reed will be responsible for overseeing the delivery of client services and continued growth of L&B within North and South America and will work with the L&B Principals and Officers to expand the firm’s presence and the services offered to clients in the Americas and throughout the world. He will maintain an office in Jacksonville, FL, where he resides.
“L&B is an established global leader in the aviation industry and I look forward to partnering with the senior leadership team to help advance the firm to even greater success,” says Reed.
Reed brings over 30 years of experience with proven abilities in industry leadership, company management, client relations and project performance. He has provided consulting services to a full spectrum of client types, including public-private partnerships, private businesses, local and state governments, as well as federal governments in the U.S. and other countries. His aviation technical experience includes planning, environmental, airfield improvement and terminal building development.
Most recently, Reed served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of RS&H, Inc., an architectural, engineering and consulting firm which serves clients in aviation, aerospace, highway/bridge and corporate. He previously served as the firm’s Senior Vice President and Aviation Director for 20 years.
Reed has maintained a visible involvement in the industry and will continue to do so with L&B. He has served on the board of the American Association of Airport Executives and as Board Chair of the Airport Consultants Council. He has also been active with the Design Professionals Coalition, Construction Industry Round Table, Florida Chamber of Commerce and the Jacksonville Sports Council.
“We are very excited to have someone of Brian’s caliber join L&B. I am confident that his extensive experience in the planning and design sectors and keen insights into the complexities of the aviation industry will enhance the depth of the firm’s capabilities to serve our clients worldwide,” says Thomas.
Reed holds a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Michigan State University and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Houston.
L&B is the oldest and most innovative privately owned consultancy dedicated solely to the needs of the commercial aviation community, focusing on solutions for the world’s busiest and most challenging airports. Our focus on the highly specialized issues of the global aviation industry provides our clients with a level of expertise and vision that cannot be matched by our competitors. Through experience and innovation, our ideas are shaping the future of aviation.
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