Larry partners and works with colleagues around the world who market the Global School Access program and who bring families and students to GSA. He created strategic partnerships for GSA with educational communities across the U.S. for international-student private middle- and high-school placement and summer and winter educational/cultural camps for younger students who want to learn about American culture and the U.S. education system. GSA provides study abroad, college counseling, academic support, and life-skills training.
Larry is a business-development executive with a track record of growing businesses, establishing strategic partnerships, organization culture change, and overcoming perceived insurmountable obstacles. He has over 30 years of experience in the retail, wholesale, and promotional-products industries. He developed and implemented multimillion-dollar cost-savings programs and operational efficiencies, resulting in significant productivity and process improvement. He has experience in branding and licensing, and his supply-chain background enabled him to travel internationally and work with people of many cultures, always establishing mutual respect and rapport. He delivered multimillion-dollar programs for Fortune 500 retailers.
Larry was a founding member, board member, and officer of a major industry trade association. He holds a Bachelors in Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania, and an M.B.A. from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. He is a member of The World Innovation Network global community, a board member of Kellogg Alumni Club Chicago-West, a member of the Education Committee of the United States Heartland China Association, and a member of the Asian American Executive Network