Director of Major Gifts
Region covered: West Texas and Panhandle Area (counties of Archer, Andrews, Armstrong, Bailey, Bandera, Baylor, Borden, Brewster, Briscoe, Brown, Callahan, Carson, Castro, Childress, Clay, Cochran, Coke, Coleman, Collingsworth, Concho, Cooke, Cottle, Crane, Crockett, Crosby, Culberson, Dallam, Dawson, Deaf Smith, Denton, Dickens, Donley, Eastland, Ector, Edwards, El Paso, Erath, Fisher, Floyd, Foard, Gaines, Garza, Gillespie, Glasscock, Gray, Hale, Hall, Hansford, Hardeman, Hartley, Haskell, Hemphill, Hockley, Hood, Howard, Hudspeth, Hutchinson, Irion, Jack, Jeff Davis, Johnson, Jones, Kent, Kerr, Kimble, King, Kinney, Knox, Lamb, Lipscomb, Loving, Lubbock, Lynn, Martin, Mason, McCulloch, Medina, Menard, Midland, Mitchell, Montague, Moore, Motley, Nolan, Ochiltree, Oldham, Palo Pinto, Parker, Parmer, Pecos, Potter, Presidio, Randall, Reagan, Real, Reeves, Roberts, Runnels, Schleicher, Scurry, Shackelford, Sherman, Somervell, Stephens, Sterling, Stonewall, Sutton, Swisher, Tarrant, Taylor, Terrell, Terry, Throckmorton, Tom Green, Upton, Uvalde, Val Verde, Ward, Wheeler, Wichita, Willbarger, Winkler, Wise, Yoakum and Young)
After graduating from the University of Northern Iowa and completing a first career in broadcast news, Larry coordinated marketing efforts with the United Way in St. Louis. He later served as vice president of major gifts with the United Way in Fort Worth before joining the American Cancer Society as a planned giving officer in 2002. After becoming the Society’s top producing gift officer nationwide, Larry was promoted to director of major gifts with the Society’s 22-county North Texas Region.
Larry is a former member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals and a board member with the Rotary Club of Fort Worth. Larry was named a Rotary Paul Harris Fellow in 2010. Larry has served as a Big Brother with the Big Brothers Big Sisters program and is a regular volunteer at Log Cabin Village. Larry volunteered for seven years as lead cabin counselor at Camp Discovery, a Texas camp for children with cancer.
A former deacon with St. Luke Cumberland Presbyterian Church, Larry also served on the advisory board of the Central Texas Methodist Foundation. He and his wife Beverly are now members the Genesis United Methodist Church in Fort Worth. Larry and Bev have two adult children.
For more information about making a donation to the American Cancer Society, call 682.465.6153.
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