Sean Reilly is COO and President of the Outdoor Division of Lamar Advertising Company, an outdoor advertising company headquartered in Baton Rouge and Louisiana's only NASDAQ 100 company. Mr. Reilly was recently appointed to the Louisiana Recovery Authority, the State organization charged with crafting Louisiana's long term recovery response to the two hurricane disasters, Katrina and Rita.
Mr. Reilly has served in leadership positions on numerous non-profit and community boards and institutions. He is currently on the Board of The Public Affairs Research Council of Louisiana, a member of the Board of Supervisors of the Louisiana Community and Technical College System and the Board of Visitors of the LSU Manship School of Mass Communications, where he taught as an adjunct professor. In addition to being an executive at Lamar, Mr. Reilly is a member of the Young Presidents Organization and serves on the Board of Reserve Telephone Company, Inc.
Mr. Reilly has served in various capacities at Lamar since 1978, then a family owned private business. He graduated from Harvard University in 1984, from Harvard Law School in 1989 and began working on acquisitions and real estate for Lamar upon graduation. He served in the Louisiana Legislature as a State Representative from March 1988 to January 1996, during which tenure he served as Vice-Chair of the Ways and Means committee and as a member of the Education, Commerce, and Legislative Audit Advisory committees as well as a member of The State Bond Commission.
Mr. Reilly has been married to the former Jennifer Eplett since 1989. They have three children, Anna Maeve, Aidan Christopher and Rowan Patrick.