Langdon S. Flowers, Jr., is President of FPI, Inc. a Thomasville, Georgia based management, consulting and investment banking company.
His successful career in the Navy (1974-1984) included 3 years as an officer in the U. S. Navy serving aboard a destroyer and then on a Destroyer Squadron Staff. Langdon then joined Flowers Industries, Inc. (now Flowers Foods NYSE FLO). Langdon served in various positions including President of Flowers Baking Company of Thomasville, President of Schotts Bakery in Houston, TX , Regional VP over the six bakeries in GA and AL (over 2500 employees in this division) and finally as Executive VP of the Snack Division and President of the Cookie Division (Jax Cookies at that time). After leaving Flowers Industries in 1984, he founded FPI, Inc (originally Flowers Investments, Inc.).
Langdon was founder of Barrier Dunes Development Corporation the developer of Barrier Dunes Resort on Cape San Blas in Gulf County, Florida and was founder and President of Flowers Properties, Inc. a developer of subdivisions. Langdon was one of the founders and Chairman of New Ideas International, Inc. a scented products company based in Thomasville that was sold to Blyth Industries (NYSE) in 1996. He was also a co-founder and Chairman of Grand Manor, Inc. a very successful Thomasville Manufactured Home Company that was sold to Champion Enterprises, Inc (NYSE) in 1995. He formerly served on the South Georgia Regional board of NationsBank, the board of Killearn Properties, Inc. (AMEX), F&W Agriservices, Inc., Proactive Technologies, Inc. (AMEX) and Dr. T’s Nature Products a repellant company that was sold in 2006 to Woodstream Corporation.
In addition to continuing to develop subdivisions with Highland Land Company, LLC he is currently serving on the boards of Coldkeepers LLC, Lynch Worldwide, LLC, Citadel Building Products, LLC, SpringCo Manufacturing, LLC and AIC, LLC.
Langdon has been a leader in his church and community. He served as senior warden several times and chaired many committees while at St. Thomas Episcopal Church. He also served on the Commission on Ministry for the Episcopal Diocese of Georgia for many years until leaving the Episcopal Church last October. He along with about 80 other parishioners became founding members of Trinity Anglican Church where he is currently the Jr. Warden. Langdon has served on many civic boards and is a past President of the Thomasville YMCA. He also served as chairman of the building committee for the Butler/Mason youth Y, and coordinated the renovation of the Milton & Weston Y’s. He is a former board member of the Thomasville Chamber of Commerce and Habitat for Humanity.
Langdon has been married to Mandy for 37 years. They are the parents of three children (Maggie, Lang III, and Craig), and are the grandparents of four, (Anne, Clara, Langdon IV, and Bradshaw). After graduating from Thomasville High School in 1967 and receiving a degree in Management from Georgia Tech.