Larry Williams, CEO of BRS Aerospace, has been elected chairman, president and Chief Executive Officer of the Lindbergh Foundation.
“Larry Williams has brought his exceptional personal and professional skills to the board of directors for two years,” said John King, past chairman of the foundation and co-chairman of King Schools, Inc. “The entire board is confident that Larry’s energy and outstanding leadership will guide the foundation toward our goal of supporting scientific and technological innovation in research projects that address environmental challenges.”
BRS Aerospace, based in South St. Paul, Minn., develops, engineers and manufactures FAA certified whole-aircraft recovery parachute systems for use with defense, general aviation and recreational aircraft. BRS’s emergency parachute systems are designed to bring down the entire aircraft and its occupants in the event of an in-air emergency. Since its inception in 1980, the BRS system has documented 241 lives saved through the deployment of its systems in actual in-air emergencies.
The Lindbergh Foundation is a non-profit organization based in Anoka, Minn., that facilitates scientific and technological research, education and special projects.