Larry has had experience in banking with 20 years at State Street Corporation; government , where he served as Massachusetts State Comptroller and later as Commissioner of Revenue; private industry, where he held various financial management positions including Corporate Controller and Vice President of Finance; teaching, where he was Adjunct Professor of Public Fiscal Management at the Northeastern Graduate School of Political Science and as a Lecturer at the New England College of Finance; and in the nonprofit sector as President and CEO of the New England Center for Homeless Veterans.
Larry’s style is collegial, allowing staff to fully participate in planning and execution of goals within firm parameters of responsibility and authority. He believes in holding himself and staff to high standards of conduct and accountable to agreed upon goals, deliverables and measurable results.
He graduated from Babson College and currently serves a s Vice President of the Babson Alumni Association and also chairs several committees . He is a Coach for the Leadership and Teamwork program for students and is a reviewer for the school’s Business Plan competition..
Larry’s volunteer activities also have given him insights into problem solving beyond his career positions. He is serving and has served o n the boards of nonprofits such as the Bostonian Society, the National Coalition for Homeless Veterans, the New Bedford Oceanarium and, the USS Constitution Museum. He has volunteered with the United Way of Massachusetts Bay and with the Executive Service Corps of New England reviewing budgets and programs and providing remedial advice to nonprofits.
His efforts have been recognized by the US Department of Veterans’ Affairs, the National Coalition for Homeless Veterans and, the Pioneer Institute. Babson College recognized the New England Center for Homeless Veterans as an outstanding example of Social Entrepreneurship. He was also awarded the Snyder Distinguished Service Award by the Babson Alumni Association. Larry was the recipient of the local Marine Corps League Distinguished Citizen Award.
Major Fields of Consulting Interest: Interim CEO, Mentoring Senior Staff, Nonprofit Turn Arounds