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PortraitLarry Raskin, M.Ed.

Larry is a partner in the Ingrid Joy Wolfson Group, the principal of LSR Consulting, and a community leader. He has over 25 years’ experience partnering with senior leaders in corporations, not-for-profit organizations and government agencies to help them set strategic direction, build leadership capacity, and work effectively across cultures to achieve sustainable results.

Larry has successfully led or contributed to numerous initiatives to improve organizational performance, promote healthy communities and grow effective leaders. He:

  • Designs and facilitates strategic planning sessions, meetings, workshops and retreats,
  • Leads initiatives to improve understanding, communication and collaboration among diverse individuals and groups,
  • Consults with leaders to solve complex problems and implement change, and
  • Coaches managers to lead effectively and inclusively 

Larry is a founder and serves as Chair of World in Watertown, a community organization that promotes diversity, fair treatment and equal rights.  The group has a 15 year record of leadership in addressing difficult issues through public engagement and collaboration (www.worldinwatertown.org).  He was a principal in Solutions for Learning, a consulting firm that conducted strategic planning, integrated technology into classrooms and assessed the impact of new teaching methods on student performance. 

Larry is the former Director of Learning and Development at Analog Devices, a $2.8B global technology company.  There he led the development function to design and implement strategies and programs by which leaders at all levels gained the competencies required to meet the company’s objectives.  He set overall direction for the Human Resource Development function, aligned business and professional development goals, guided a worldwide team and provided direct service to internal clients in the US, Europe and Asia. 

Prior to ADI, Larry worked with senior management at Automatic Data Processing, the world’s largest computing services company, to design and implement organizational improvement plans for regional offices.  Before joining ADP, he trained teachers and students from diverse racial, cultural and economic backgrounds in leadership and teamwork, taught language arts, and wrote educational curricula used in Chicago, Boston and other metropolitan school systems. 

Larry is a certified dialogue facilitator and workshop leader. He is a member of the Boston Facilitators Roundtable and National Coalition for Dialogue and Deliberation.  Larry graduated cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa from SUNY at Buffalo, and earned a Master of Education degree from Harvard University.