Larry grew up in the Oklahoma panhandle. After high school, he started his career in South Central Kansas working in rural EMS where he started as an EMT-Basic and worked to obtain his Paramedic in 2005 from Flint Hills Technical College. While in Kansas, Larry also taught paramedic classes and worked part-time in both law enforcement and emergency management. Moving back to Oklahoma in 2009, Larry worked for EMSA for 3 years before working for Tulsa Life Flight as a flight medic.
He worked for TLF for 6 years while also teaching EMT and Paramedic part-time.In 2015 Larry completed his bachelor’s degree in Emergency Responder Administration through OSU-OKC.