Meet the Team

We’re passionate about modular container architecture and design, community revitalization, and eco-friendly creative building techniques. Email us today with your ideas, dreams, or plans – we are ready to help!

Kelly Reynolds

Project Manager

Kelly is a Virginia native and moved to Wilmington in 2006. She joined LS Smith in 2015, coming on as project manager.  She is a 2003 graduate of Bridgewater College and worked in various fields over the last fifteen years. She has a background as an analyst, working specifically in contract analysis, and has over a decade in upper management experience. Kelly also serves as the project manager and financial manager for The Cargo District.

She loves container architecture, mid century modern homes, and modern design. You can check out more about Kelly and her interests via The Cargo District’s Blog.

Leslie ‘Shawn’ Smith

Owner & Unlimited General Contractor

Leslie “Shawn” Smith is the owner and founding member of LS Smith, Inc. Shawn began his career in Greensboro in painting and began to grow the business beyond the scope of painting. Shawn obtained his General Contractor’s license in 2006, and has been on upward trajectory ever since. In addition to being the CFO and lead contractor, Shawn is heavily involved in design and execution of many large projects that LS Smith creates, featuring the upcoming container home project in Wilmington, Square One and Square Two in the newly founded Cargo District.