Larry began his career in 1965 working at Davis Water & Waste Industries Inc. in Thomasville, GA.
He held various positions there including functions in Credit, Personnel, Sales, Management and
eventually Executive Vice President / Chief Operating Officer. When Davis Water & Waste
Industries Inc. merged with US Filter in 1996, Larry advanced his career to become their
Executive Vice President of Business Development before retiring in 2002.
Larry belongs to the following business associations - Charter Member and past Vice Chairman of Water
& Sewer Distributors of America (WASDA), National Association of Wholesaler- Distributors, International
Society for Strategic Management, National Water Works Association, Water and Wastewater Equipment
Manufactures Association, Board Member of the Autry Petroleum Company and is Executive Advisory
Board Chairman of Mincron Software Systems.
On a more personal level, Larry is involved in the following community activities: member of the
Thomasville First Presbyterian Church as well as being a Deacon, Elder, Trustee, Chairman of Executive
Committee, Chairman, World Mission Conference and a Sunday school Teacher within this organization.
He is Past Chairman - Communities In Schools of Thomas Area, Past Chairman - Family Connection
Thomas County, Past President - Kiwanis Club, Trustee - Thomas Technical College, Past Chairman of
the Board of Trustees - Birdwood College, Vice President - Glen Arven Country Club, Executive Committee
Board member - Thomasville Thomas County, Habitat for Humanity, Inc., Chairman Executive Committee,
Board member - D.A.S.H. of Thomasville, Inc., Thomas University Trustee - Member of Executive
Committee and was Awarded the Scranton Gillette Communications and the Water & Wastewater
Equipment Manufactures Association Humanitarian award in 2002.
Larry Attended Florida State University's School of Business, Graduated Emory University's Graduate
School of Business Administration and completed an Advanced Management program.