Larry is a professor at Grand Valley State University, where he has worked for over 15 years. He has extensive academic and business acumen that enables him to assist Pondera on special projects. His extensive knowledge of psychology, especially personality theory including neurological and environmental aspects, brings insight and experience to the table. He has also published widely in the area of perfectionism.
Larry received a B.A. in Nautical Industrial Technology from the California Maritime Academy, a Non-matriculated Minor in Psychology from Rutgers University, and a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from SUNY Stony Brook.
Larry and his wife, Laura, live in Grand Haven with their son. In his free time Larry enjoys hiking and running.