(Binghamton, NY) – Brian Laing, Vice President of Laing Industries, Inc., was recognized as one of Central New York's "40 Under Forty" during the 16th Annual awards luncheon held at The Oncenter Convention Center on November 20th, in Syracuse, NY.
Central New York Business Journal Network's 40 under Forty recognizes 40 ambitious, civic-minded individuals who are under the age of 40 and live in Central New York. Award recipients excel in the workplace and in the community. 40 under Forty awards are presented by TERACAI, CXtec and Business Journal News Network. BizEventz is the producer of the event, a division of the Business Journal News Network.
Prior to his role at Laing Industries, Brian began his career in the fitness industry employed as Inside Sales manager for Fitwest Inc., a complete supplier of fitness equipment for health clubs and fitness facilities. Brian also co-founded Athletes Edge located in San Diego, CA. Athletes Edge, a 25,000 sq/ft sports training facility catering to professional and amateur athletes. Their clients included Shaun White, Dave Roberts, Trevor Hoffman, Roy Williams, Jon Parker, Matt Nokes and numerous college & high school athletes.
Brian has been a resident of Binghamton since 2005 and more recently of Endicott, where he resides with his wife, Meghan and their two dogs, Gretzky and Marley. He graduated from The Hill School in Pottstown, PA in 1996 and went to SUNY Oswego where he completed his BS in Business with a concentration in Finance.
"It was an honor to be recognized at the event and even more of an honor to have it associated with our family business and our charity, Hockey 4 Hope.”
Brian is also the founder of Hockey 4 Hope, a annual charity hockey game which raises money for The Geller Oncology Fund of Lourdes Hospital. He also volunteers his time as the President of Hill Hockey Association and is a board member of The Lourdes Foundation at Lourdes Hospital.
Laing Industries is a full-service OTR repair and Diesel Engine repair facility. They provide truck & trailer repair, diesel engine repair, backup power & generator distribution/service and equipment restoration. More information can be found at www.golaing.com or www.laingtruckandtrailer.com or Facebook.