Gateway Venture Mentoring Service

Larry Baumann

Larry Baumann has over 36 years of wide-ranging experience and success in leading all facets of finance, accounting, and operations management for global leaders in the beverage, information technology, and construction manufacturing industries. Areas of expertise are in business development, financial planning, accounting, control & compliance, financial operations, forecasting, budgets, employee development, new division launches, staff leadership, variance analysis, audit management, value creation and post-merger integrations.

Larry excels in demanding roles and has led key divisions and high priority initiatives to improve profitability, productivity and efficiency. He enjoys providing strategic insight to senior management with an extensive background in U.S. and International operations utilizing strong communication and presentation skills. Larry is a skilled decision maker and team leader who fosters relationships and works with diverse management teams to solve problems, create value and manage corporate growth.

Larry received a Bachelor’s of Science in Accounting from Illinois State University and a Master’s of Business Administration in finance from the University of Iowa.  He is both a CPA and CMA.