A Texas man who graduated from Clemson University has died in a plane crash in Australia, according to media reports.
Glenn Garland of Austin was among the five people killed when a plane crashed in Melbourne Tuesday morning, according to the Herald Sun.
According to Garland’s Facebook page, he studied marketing management at Clemson University. His LinkedIn account stated he studied at Clemson fro 1981 to 1984.
He retired as the CEO of CLEAResult Consulting Inc. in 2015, according to bizjournals.com.
CLEAResult released the following statement about Garland:
“We at CLEAResult are heartbroken to hear of Glenn Garland’s passing. Glenn was an inspirational leader who co-founded our company with a unique vision for the vast potential of the energy efficiency industry. Our deepest sympathies and thoughts are with his family during this difficult time.”
The company’s co-founder and board member Jim Stimmell also released a statement:
“Glenn Garland was more than a colleague to me, he was a visionary and a close friend. I am devastated to hear of his passing and my heart and thoughts are with his family. We have all lost an incredible man. I am blessed to have known and worked closely with Glenn for many years.”
Garland was most recently listed as an entrepreneur and investor in management consulting in the Austin area.
The others killed include Greg DeHaven and Russell Munsch of Texas. The Herald Sun reported that DeHaven was a retired FBI agent and Munsch was a partner in a law firm.