Larry is a 31-year teamster. He started in 1988 working for Kohl Wholesale, a family-owned food service company in Quincy, IL. He held a variety of positions there including working nights picking orders and loading trucks, and worked days receiving and putting away freight and driving a route. While at Kohl he was a steward for 8 years and was involved in the Local 688 Voluntary Organizing Committee. While a part of that committee, he held positions as Secretary and as Chairman.
In 2002 he was hired as a Business Agent for Local 688. He was appointed Vice President in 2017, eventually being appointed President in 2018.
Larry is a Trustee of the Banquet employee pension fund and Chairman of the Prairie Farms Dairy Illinois addendum to the Master Dairy Agreement. This agreement covers 5 different locals at several different locations in Illinois.
Larry was appointed as an IBT Representative for the Dairy Division in 2018.