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After graduating from Miami University (Ohio) in 1959, Larry served as a Marine Corps officer for four years, then earned an MBA from Northwestern University in 1964, worked in brand management at General Mills and Quaker Oats, assumed general management roles at Wilson Sporting Goods and Daiwa Golf, and served as CEO of a Los Angeles area consumer optics company.

Larry became a TEC member in 1983, chaired his first TEC meeting in January 1987, and has been a Group Chair with TEC/Vistage for over 32 years. He works monthly with 50 Southern California executives in two chief executive groups and one group of key executives. He has facilitated over 1500 executive advisory group meetings, and has participated with chief executives in 14,000 coaching discussions regarding all aspects of their businesses.

Larry has received recognition for his work as a Group Chair, including multiple Chair Excellence, Star and Master Chair Awards, designation as one of “50 Who Made a Difference” at the TEC/Vistage 50th Anniversary convention (2007), Regional Chair of the Year Award (2018), Robert Nourse Award (2018), and the Don Cope Award (2000), the highest recognition accorded Chairs for dedication and excellence in exemplifying the TEC/Vistage mission and core values.