Larry graduated with a B.S. in Industrial and Labor Relations from Cornell University and a J.D. from Boston University School of Law, before starting his law practice in Seattle, where he specialized in children and family issues. He was the Director of the West Seattle branch of the King County Neighborhood Legal Clinics, a King County Court Appointed Special Advocate (“CASA”) and a mentor with the King County Family Law Mentor Program. Larry joined Social Venture Partners (SVP) in Seattle in 2003, initially participating as a member of the Early Childhood Grant Committee and then became Chair of the Portfolio Grant Committee, the group which provides oversight for renewing grants. Larry was also the Lead Partner for Wonderland Development Center from 2004-2007, providing hands-on guidance to this SVP Seattle supported non-profit organization, dedicated to providing therapies for infants and children (see the CNN piece about this work here). In 2008, Larry moved to California and was a co-founder of SVP Santa Barbara.
Larry is currently serving on the SVP Boston Board, where he is Co-Chair of the Recruitment Committee. He is also active with New England Disabled Sports, CASA Boston, is a mentor and Board Member with former SVP Boston Investee, Silver Lining Mentoring and has served on various committees at his children's schools.