As Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Landrum Professional Employer Services and Landrum Consulting, Ted is responsible for Landrum’s strategic planning, benefits administration, sales and marketing. He has helped hundreds of organizations pursue strategic planning, institute quality management, hone organizational development, instill leadership training and improve employee engagement. Landrum provides outsourced human resources and employer services for over 11,000 employees in 38 states.
Ted has served the community and the state as past president of the Florida Sterling Council, a member of the Advisory Board of the University Of West Florida College Of Business, past president of Autism Pensacola, past president of the Better Business Bureau of Northwest Florida and senior warden of Holy Trinity Episcopal Church. In addition, Ted currently serves on the boards of the United Way of Escambia County and Every Child a Reader in Escambia. Ted serves as the District Governor for Rotary District 6940 for the 2013-14 Rotary year. He has authored or co-authored a number of professional publications and edited and contributed to the eBook Employee Development: Big Company Results on a Small Business Budget; currently listed as a Human Resources and Personnel Management Kindle best seller. His latest book, The Busy Business Owner’s Guide to Health Care Reform: What You Need to Know, was released in December 2012 on Amazon.com.
Ted has three daughters, Colleen (a Florida Gator nurse), Emily (a Florida State Seminole) and Claire (an Agnes Scott Scottie). Ted has run one marathon and a number of half marathons and trains first time half marathoners.