Larry is President/CEO of Fathers and Families Centers. Fathers and Families is Indiana’s premiere organization that serves fathers of all ages, races, and socioeconomic backgrounds. From assisting with High School Equivalency completion, to expungement, to job placement, to strengthening bonds between dads and their children, Fathers and Families is helping men to build a noble legacy of fatherhood. Prior to his current role, Larry was Director of Development for the Hamilton County Community Foundation, an affiliate of the Central Indiana Community Foundation (CICF).
He is also founder & CEO of Leading Edge Advisory Firm (LEAF LLC), a multi-faceted consultancy that he founded in 2009. LEAF helps non-profit, for-profit, academic, and faith-based organizations improve their efficiency and effectiveness in areas including, but not limited to: Board Development, Feasibility Studies, Strategic Planning, Organizational Development, Fund Development, Leadership Development, and Market Research. Previously, Larry served as Managing Director of Indiana University’s Randall L. Tobias Center for Leadership Excellence.
He also served as a Senior Vice President of the YMCA of Greater Indianapolis, as a Director at the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy at Indiana University, and as a Deputy Director of Hudson Institute. Larry began his career at Cummins Inc., where he ultimately became the youngest Director of Corporate Strategy in the company’s history. Among the honors Larry has received are being selected for the Indianapolis Business Journal’s “Forty Under 40” award, “Indy’s Best & Brightest Award” from Junior Achievement, and a Fellow at the Tobias Leadership Center. Larry also has served as a board member for more than a dozen organizations.
An ordained minister, Larry is the proud parent of three exceptional children and a wonderful son-in-law. He is also the grandparent of two grandchildren who he doesn’t spoil at all. Larry earned a BA from Williams College, where he was a Lehman Scholar. He also earned an MS from Stanford Business School, where he was a Sloan Fellow.