Larry has a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, supplemented by a Fellowship from the Institute of Canadian Bankers (FICB), has his Certified Director (C.Dir.) status as a graduate of the Directors College, and his CMC designation (Certified Management Consultant). Larry’s career has given him executive experience in agricultural and commercial banking, manufacturing, economic development, tourism and non-profit organizations. Larry has also been very active in board governance, having Chaired organizations such as Information Services Corporation of Saskatchewan, Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce, Saskatchewan Economic Development Association, Regina Palliative Care Inc., and Springboard West Innovations Inc.
Currently, Larry is a Chair for TEC Canada (The Executive Committee) in Regina, is an Associate with Praxis Consulting, and manages the Centre for Management Development in the Faculty of Business Administration – University of Regina. Before joining TEC Canada, Praxis and the University of Regina, Larry was President & CEO of Regina Regional
Opportunities Commission, and prior to that Regina Regional Economic Development Authority. Larry was also a CFO for Doepker Industries, and worked for CIBC for 25 years, concluding his career there as the Bank’s senior representative in Saskatchewan and with responsibility for commercial banking.
Larry’s experiences have given him a deep understanding of how business and the economy works. He is known for his ability to provide strategic insight into business issues and provide leadership in strategy development, risk management, governance, communications, financial structuring and management, and organizational design, all of which have positioned him well for his current roles as a consultant and coach.
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