Larry grew up in the LA area and graduated from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo in Mechanical Engineering. He started his career with Unocal in Northern California working in the Geysers Geothermal Development and became a Licensed Engineer within 2 years.
Larry met his wife Linda while at college and they have been married for 42 years and have 2 children and one grandson.
Larry worked for Unocal as a Project Manager until 2005 when Chevron purchased Unocal. He then continued working for Chevron an additional 6 years, finally retiring in 2011. Larry worked more than 38 years in both the Geothermal and Offshore Deep Water (greater than 2000 foot water depth) fields in various locations; California, Texas, Indonesia, Philippines, Korea and Brazil, finally retiring to the good life in Stone Cliff.