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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.


  • Houston Business Journal, Fast 100 List, 2018
  • Texas Monthly Magazine, Best Companies to Work for in Texas, 2011 – 2018, ranked in the top 3 for 2011 – 2014
  • Consulting Magazine, Fastest Growing Firms, 2017
  • 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


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


Author(s): Ian Keas, Kyle Lamport and Sidney Diec 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”....

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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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