Phoenix-based Telgian Fire Safety appointed Larry L. Lacefield as its president. In this position, Lacefield will maintain strategic and operational responsibility for all TFS business operations.
Lacefield is a dynamic and proven business leader with more than 20 years of successful experience leading high-impact, operational initiatives. As an innovative and growth-focused executive, he has an extensive background in guiding cross-functional teams and in the effective delivery of program objectives and quality service.
“Highly skilled in the development and implementation of strategy, operational capacity, risk management, and performance metrics, Larry’s leadership will ensure Telgian Fire Safety’s ongoing commitment to quality service,” said Telgian CEO James Tomes.
A retired U.S. Navy Master Chief, his military career in the Special Warfare Command included various global operational roles. In addition, he completed combat tours in the Middle East, Asia and many other areas around the world. Lacefield is the recipient of numerous military awards, including Meritorious Service medals, Military Outstanding Volunteer Service medals and multiple combat operational award medals. As a keynote speaker for civilian and military organizations, he continues to demonstrate a strong commitment to our country and community.
In addition, he is a member of the Medical Science Liaison Society, as well as the American College of Healthcare Executives. Lacefield also holds the designation of Project Management Professional (PMP), is a Lean 6 Sigma Green Belt and holds Top-Secret Clearance SCI.
Lacefield earned a bachelor’s degree from Touro TUI University and graduated from the U.S. Naval War College with a degree in executive leadership and organizational leadership. Additionally, he holds a master’s degree in global business leadership from the University of San Diego and completed the Management Development Program at the Harvard Business School San Diego Alumni Association.