Prior to this assignment, Larry was Vice President, Corporate Strategy and Technology. His responsibilities included Sector business strategy, front-end merger, acquisition and divestiture, and optimizing technology investments as part of developing the company’s strategic framework.
Larry was part of the Northrop Grumman Corporate mergers and acquisition team from 1994-2006, which completed 23 transactions totaling more than $40B. He led the acquisition team for the acquisition and integration of Teledyne Ryan, Litton’s Ingalls and Avondale shipyards, Newport News shipyard, and Scaled Composites. He also led the divestiture of the Northrop Grumman Commercial Aircraft Division and the TRW Automotive business and including the shutdown of the TRW Corporate offices.
Larry has expertise in engineering, test and evaluation, research and development, program management, manufacturing operations, business development, corporate strategy, mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, and acquisition integration including cost saving initiatives.
Larry holds a bachelor degree in aeronautical engineering from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University and a master’s degree in technology management from Pepperdine University. He has also earned a certificate in toxic and hazardous materials management from the University of California at Los Angeles, and completed executive management and marketing programs from the UCLA Anderson Graduate School of Management, MIT, and the Cranfield University School of Management in London.
Larry has also served on the Board of Directors for Scaled Composites, Aurora Flight Sciences, and Hiller Aviation Institute. In 2000, he was Chairman of the Board of Directors for TRW Automotive. He currently serves as Chairman of the Board for Perfect Point EDM.
Larry has 10 years of entrepreneur investing experience as an investor, an entrepreneur, fund raising, board advisor, and instructor for entrepreneur education.