• H. Britt Landrum, Jr.


    H. Britt Landrum, Jr. is chief executive officer of Landrum HR, a company he founded in 1970. The company has over 170 staff members and provides human resources services to over 11,000 work-site employees and 750 small to medium-sized businesses and non-profit organizations across the U. S.

    The company is a past recipient of the state’s highest award for organizational excellence, and for five years in a row, was named one of the twenty-five best small businesses to work for in America.

    Landrum HR staff members have always been strong supporters of charitable organizations in the community, volunteering hundreds of hours and contributing thousands of dollars each year to various local and national causes.

    Throughout his career, Mr. Landrum has served in leadership roles in a number of community organizations including Lakeview Center, Baptist Health Care, UWF Foundation, United Way, and Pensacola Area Chamber of Commerce.

    He is past Chairman of the Board of the Jacksonville Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta.

    Mr. Landrum received his undergraduate and graduate degrees from Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida. He was recognized as Business Leader of the Year by the Pensacola Area Chamber of Commerce in 1998, and was the 2005 recipient of the Integrity in Business Award presented by the University of West Florida College of Business and Combined Rotary Clubs of Pensacola. In November 2003, he was named Trustee of the Year by the Florida Coalition for Children for his support of abused and disadvantaged children. In October 2008 he was named a Foundation Fellow by the University of West Florida Foundation, and in November 2008 he was presented the Hollinger Award for Volunteer of the Year by the Baptist Health Care Foundation.

    Mr. Landrum has been a resident of Pensacola since 1963. He and his wife, Nell, have been married for over fifty years; have two grown sons and five grandsons.

  • Britt Landrum III, SPHR


    Britt Landrum,III serves as the President of Landrum HR.  He began working for the company after graduating from college in 1992 and has taken on increasingly more technical and managerial responsibility over the last twenty-two years, most recently serving as Landrum HR’s executive vice-president.  Britt is certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources and a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer.  He has broad experience with the company including sales, technology, operations and management. 

    Britt is an active board member of the National Association of Professional Employer Organizations (NAPEO) and serves as Chair for the Operations/Technology Planning Committee. He also serves as the Secretary of the Executive Board of PayPlus Software; a leading provider of payroll software and solutions for the PEO, ASO and Payroll Service Industries.  Britt is a past board member of the Employer Services Assurance Corporation (ESAC); an accreditation and financial assurance program for the professional employer organization (PEO) industry. He was recently elected to serve as Vice Chairman and Industry Director of the APEC Board; a non-profit organization set up by ESAC to develop automated solutions for the PEO industry.

    Britt is a graduate of Oglethorpe University in Atlanta. He is married; has three sons, and resides in Gulf Breeze, FL.

  • Denise McLeod, SPHR

    Vice President of Human Resources

    Now in her 40th year with LandrumHR, Denise McLeod is Vice President of Human Resources and also serves as a member of the Board of Directors for LandrumHR. She is responsible for strategic planning and direction of Human Resources (internal and PEO), Client Services, Benefits, Risk Management and Unemployment Administration for Landrum Professional Employer Services. She attended the University of West Florida and graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi, receiving a B.S. in Business Administration with emphasis in Human Resources in 1975.

    Denise was certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) in 1993 and has since earned a lifetime designation as SPHR. In the late 80’s she was one of the original “re-founders” of the Greater Pensacola Chapter of the Society for Human Resources Management. She served as chapter president in 1990, leading the organization to its’ first national Superior Merit Award. Denise was named Member of the Year in 1994 and 1996. She was a 1998 recipient of the national SHRM Pinnacle Award as a member of the Workplace Success Committee.

    In October, 2009, Denise was appointed to the newly formed Health, Education, and Labor Advisory Board for the Atlanta Federal Reserve Bank. She has served on the boards of Volunteer Pensacola, United Way Success by Six, the Escarosa Regional Tech Prep Consortium, and the Escarosa Regional School-to-Work Partnership. After Hurricane Ivan devastated Pensacola, Denise became an active member of the Personnel Committee for ReBuild Northwest Florida. She also served as a Board member of the Panhandle Business Leadership network whose mission it is to educate Gulf Coast area business leaders on how to expand employment opportunities for people with disabilities. With the 2006 formation of the LandrumHR Employees Charitable Foundation, Inc., Denise served as Vice President through April, 2009. Denise served as the 2006-2008 President of the Board of Directors for the Pensacola Children’s Chorus. and is currently on the Board of Directors for Pensacola United Methodist Community Ministries. She is also a member of the PEO Insider Editorial Advisory Board and the Pensacola State College Baccalaureate Advisory Board. For more than thirty years, Denise has been an active member of TempNet, an international organization of independently owned temporary help and staffing services. In early 2006, Denise was recognized by the Pensacola Business Journal as one of the six Outstanding Women in Business in the Pensacola area.

  • Johnathan Taylor, CPA, CPP

    Chief Financial Officer

    Johnathan Taylor started at Landrum HR in 2005 as controller, and now serves as the Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Before coming to Landrum HR, Johnathan worked more than 20 years in public and private accounting, including five years as an agent for the Internal Revenue Service. A Certified Public Accountant in Florida and Alabama, Johnathan received his accounting degree from the University of West Florida. The American Payroll Association recognizes him as a Certified Payroll Professional.

  • Bill Cleary

    Vice President of Client Relations

    As the Vice President of Client Relations, Bill is responsible for assuring that the needs of all clients, new and existing, are communicated fully within Landrum to ensure the highest quality service. 

    Bill’s responsibilities also include oversight of our Risk Management Department, our Documents Management Department and our First Impression Team.  Bill is also the Senior Leadership Team member responsible for the client service teams in our Asheville, North Carolina office and our Columbia, South Carolina office.  Since these teams provide great service to our clients it is a natural extension for Bill to be included in delivering that value as well. 

    Prior to joining Landrum, Bill had a successful career in banking. As a Senior Vice President in commercial banking, he served for several years as relationship manager to all Landrum entities before being promoted to Area Credit Officer for northern Florida. Before his banking career, Bill served as a Marine helicopter pilot and flight instructor. He attended the University of West Florida where he earned his MBA degree.