Larry manages projects that support process improvement initiatives including system implementations at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU). He uses statistical analysis, LEAN and six sigma methodologies to provide expert process improvement (PI) and project management services for complex projects. Larry leads projects from their original state to final implementation, integrating structured methodologies and PI techniques. He collects, analyzes, and communicates solutions using a variety of procedures to gather information about current and future state activities using industry standards.
He has served as a senior PI engineer and a global PI consultant who has managed projects in the USA, Philippines, Europe, Mexico, and Canada. Larry is a certified lean six sigma master black belt (CLSSMBB) and certified project manager. He is also a research contributor to Carnegie Mellon’s Delphi Group where he performed COVID-19 data analysis and tracked pandemic symptoms. Larry currently serves as co-chair of the Project Management Center of Excellence (CoE) at Carnegie Mellon University.
Larry earned an M.B.A. degree with an emphasis in Management of Technologies from California University of Pennsylvania, an M.S. degree in Leadership and Liberal Studies from Duquesne University and has a B.A. degree from Clarion University. He is a professional member of the American Society for Quality (ASQ) and a member of the Pittsburgh Chess Club. He also serves as a member of the PennWest University Council of Trustees. Larry is a proud graduate of Westinghouse High School, and a Life Member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.