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Kyle Lamport


Mr. Kyle Lamport is a Manager in L&A’s Houston office. He joined the firm in 2015 as a Consultant and holds a BBA in Management from Mays Business School at Texas A&M University – focusing on accounting and finance. Mr. Lamport leads market analysis and benchmarking studies in support of executive compensation, board of director compensation and key employee compensation program reviews. He holds two accreditations, Compensation Committee Certified and Compensation Analyst Credential. Mr. Lamport is a member of Houston Compensation & Benefits Association and WorldatWork.

Executive Summary

Mr. Lamport provides analytic consulting for executive, board of director and key employee compensation in both public and privately held companies across various industries.

Executive Compensation Consulting Experience

  • Conducts analyses on competitive executive compensation programs, including base salary, annual incentives, and long-term incentives.
  • Conducts analyses on competitive board of director compensation programs.
  • Conducts analyses on competitive all employee compensation programs and designs intuitive templates for client use.
  • Designs, conducts, and manages compensation surveys.


  • Texas Monthly Magazine, Best Companies to Work for in Texas, 2011 – 2019, ranked in the top 3 for 2011 – 2014
  • Houston’s Best & Brightest Companies to Work For 2014 and 2019
  • Houston Business Journal, Fast 100 List, 2018
  • Consulting Magazine, Fastest Growing Firms, 2017 and 2018
  • Houston Business Journal, Best Places to Work, 2010 – 2012 and 2017, ranked in the top 10 the first three years
  • Forbes, America’s Best Management Consulting Firms, 2016
  • Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo Metropolitan Scholarship (HLSR) in 2010
  • 102nd Infantry Division Scholarship (United States Army) in 2010
  • Top Ten Percent State Scholarship (State of Texas) in 2010
  • Education

    Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
    Mays Business School
    Bachelor of Business Administration, Management (Accounting & Finance)


    Manager, Longnecker & Associates

    Senior Consultant, Longnecker & Associates
    Consultant, Longnecker & Associates
    Assistant Office Manager, M.P. Texas Properties

    Professional Affiliations

    Mr. Lamport is a member of Houston Compensation & Benefits and WorldatWork.

    Certifications and Licenses

    Compensation Committee Certified (CCC) – Economic Research Institute
    Compensation Analyst Credential (CAC) – Economic Research Institute

    All Posts By Kyle Lamport

    L&A Original Article: Compensation Resolutions for the New Year


    While many businesses have a solid business plan in place, they often neglect implementing a compensation strategy. Without proper planning, it’s easy to offer too much or too little money to compete for talent and with the labor market at 3.9% unemployment (December 2018); it is critical to get compensation right to attract and retain the best. More troublesome is that some...

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    L&A Original Article: Compensation Risk Assessment- Supporting Your Claims & Avoiding Exposure


    In July 2010 Congress passed the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act; primarily, as a response to the financial crisis of 2007-2009. A key provision under Dodd-Frank requires public company directors to determine if the company’s compensation and governance programs incentivize or exacerbate company risk. Additionally, this rule requires companies to provide commentary within their proxy statement or...

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    L&A Original Article: Timing Long-Term Incentives


    Introduction We are now in the 8th year of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (“Dodd-Frank”). Among other things, the implementation of Dodd-Frank meant the majority of public issuers had to learn to navigate the waters of shareholder advisory votes on executive compensation, better known as “Say on Pay”. Every year, management teams, boards of directors, outside...

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    L&A Original Article: Incentive Plan Changes are Coming


    Over the past eighteen months, discussions on incentive compensation structures have been taking on a different element at a rapid clip in boardrooms across the country – as a result of investor pressures in the energy industry, annual incentive and long-term incentive performance metrics are getting the full health physical treatment.  As we move into the second half of 2018,...

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    L&A Original Article: Q&A with Highlights from Tudor Pickering Conference

    L&A was recently invited to participate in Tudor Pickering’s 2018 Hotter N’ Hell Conference. Dan Pickering quizzed L&A’s Chris Crawford on recent executive compensation trends in the energy sector. Here are just a few highlights from that “fireside chat”. Q: It is a hot topic among shareholders, but does executive pay really matter to stock performance... isn’t it a rounding...

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    L&A Original Article: CEO Pay Ratio Caps Will Not Work


    Just last month, L&A’s “CEO Pay Ratio - Winter is Coming” article, authored by Ian Keas, Todd Henke and Chris Crawford, summed up the latest on the controversial pay ratio rule. This month, we dive into a related subject by taking a peek back in time to the mid-1970s. This past week, a 1977 Wall Street Journal article was re-circulated...

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    L&A Original Article: The Future of Compensation and Corporate Governance Amid a Trump Presidency


    One thing is for certain, the results of the election created a myriad of questions regarding the future of American politics. Less certain, though, is the level of impact the results will have on the futures of various executive compensation and corporate governance policies that have been at the forefront of discussions since outgoing President Obama signed the Dodd-Frank Wall...

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