Larry joined Sackett in 1977, becoming president in 1988. As the companies moved together in 2016 he became CEO of Sackett-Waconia. He has been involved with the fertilizer industry for more than 30 years and is former chairman of The Fertilizer Industry Round Table. He has also served as a board member of The Fertilizer Institute, serving two different terms during his career. He holds an undergraduate degree in chemistry and a master’s degree in business, and has been issued 52 patents over his career.