Larry Marx is a tenured GM/COO in the private club industry. He has earned a reputation for instituting and maintaining best practices. Over his career, Larry has been known for his innovations in areas of new programming, IT, family and children’s activities, historical branding, health care, water conservation and recycling, and mentoring. Many clubs have sought his advice and insights over his 30 years in the private club industry. He has been a featured speaker at CMAA World Conference, Regional and Local Chapter Education sessions, Leadership Summits, and Distinguished and Platinum Club Symposiums.
Larry sits on several boards and believes in being part of the community, giving back and assisting others to achieve their goals. He continues to mentor and provide professional development to aspiring private club team members. Seven of his mentees are currently active in the role of General Manager at private clubs.
As a consulting Interim GM/COO, Larry’s travels take him to clubs throughout the country. He works closely with club presidents, boards and management teams to assess, educate and implement change during an interim time of opportunity. Since he spends hundreds of hours each year with club presidents, he has a unique insight.
He knows that a collaborative, transparent relationship must be developed to create the club governance of the future. Larry has an aggressive style of interim management and has received unanimous accolades from club presidents at each of his assignments. Larry’s ability to communicate, provide leadership and education to club presidents has earned him the respect of every club president with whom he has collaborated.
When Larry is not at a club, you will find him spending time hiking or mountain biking. He lives in Defiance, Missouri with his wife of 37 years, Lisa. He has five grown children and five grandchildren.