Rural/Critical Access Practice Lead
Larry joined Yaffe & Company in 2011 as a Senior Consultant. He is the retired CEO of Memorial Health System in Marietta, Ohio. He was named president and CEO of Marietta Memorial Hospital in 1984, and during his tenure he grew the stand-alone community hospital into a regional health care provider and comprehensive health system. He also oversaw five major expansion projects, significantly increased the breadth of services offered, and developed a physician employment model. Under his leadership, Memorial Health System grew significantly in the number of employees and was selected as a top ten employer in Ohio in 2008.
Larry was awarded the Marietta Business Leader of the Year In 2004 and was the recipient of the Ohio Hospital Association’s Distinguished Service Award in 2009. Larry currently serves on the Boards of Washington State Community College, Marietta Family YMCA, Marietta Memorial Hospital Health Foundation, and a number of other boards in the Marietta area. He previously held board and leadership positions with the Ohio Hospital Association, Ohio Valley Hospital Consortium, Southeast Ohio Port Authority, and Friends of Ohio Hospitals.
Larry received a Masters of Health Administration from Virginia Commonwealth University and a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Marshall University.
He and his wife reside in Marietta, Ohio.