After having launched TMF Group’s Consultancy Solutions practice in 2017, Larry has now taken the role as Head of North America for the business and is a member of the Executive Committee. His earlier career roles include Senior Audit Manager and M&A consultant at Ernst & Young; CFO at numerous high-tech companies; VP International Finance for CIENA Corporation; and Founder & CEO of High Street Partners, where in 2013 he was awarded EY’s Entrepreneur of the Year for the Maryland region. At CIENA, Larry was responsible for the HQ-based leadership of all Finance, HR and Legal requirements of 30+ overseas subsidiaries. Larry has a BS in Economics from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania with a dual major in Finance & Accounting. He was certified as a CPA in 1987.
I don’t think business leaders are assuming a second wave isn’t going to happen. I think they’re planning and providing for it and assuming it will be controlled, vs. what was uncontrolled the first time.2 June 2020
The survey reflects a generally more optimistic outlook in the United States about the global economy and trade. The U.S. economy has been resilient despite the trade war with China.28 January 2020
At this point, both parties have seen that there is far more at stake than political ramifications alone, as prolonged trade uncertainties tend to undermine confidence in the strength of the global economy, which in turn can carry a ripple effect that could be financially turbulent for consumers and businesses across the world.28 January 2020