James L. Allgood, III

James L. Allgood, III

Owner & Chief Executive Officer - CINGO, Inc

James L. (Lanny) Allgood III, 47, is married to the former Kate Hilburn. Lanny and Kate are originally from Dublin, Georgia. They now reside in Atlanta with son Sam (12th grade) and daughter Parks (10th grade). Both are students at The Lovett School.

Lanny is CEO and sole shareholder of Cingo, Inc., an independent home services company specializing in home security, home inspections and pest protection. The company traditionally operated outside of metro Atlanta in the markets of Augusta, Savannah, Dublin, and Douglas, Georgia plus Charleston, South Carolina. Cingo began operations in Atlanta in 2017.

Lanny earned his degrees from the University of Georgia – J.D. 2000, BBA Accounting 1997. He is a member of the State Bar of Georgia, Gridiron, Leadership Georgia’s Class of 2003, Sigma Nu fraternity and was an Eagle Scout. He was a member of the Rotary Club of Dublin Georgia from 2001 until he joined the Rotary Club of Atlanta in 2018. Lanny joined the Buckhead Coalition in 2021 and serves on the Atlanta Advisory Board of Cadence Bank and the Board of Directors for the Atlanta Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America.

Lanny has twenty years of experience in the home service industry, has been a Vistage member since 2012 and has held leadership roles in his industry’s national and state organizations. Since taking the helm of a business founded by his father, he has doubled its size three times and relocated its headquarters to Atlanta.