Larry F.

Client Advisory Council

Meet Larry

Larry L. F is a Client Advisory Council based in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Meet Larry


Larry is the founder of Learning From Leaders, LLC. He is a co-founder, with partners associated with Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business, of Learning With Leaders, LLC.

He created, hosted, and co-produced, with Detroit Public Television, the Emmy award winning television series, “Leaders on Leadership”. His CEO interviews were broadcast in the US, Korea, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and coast-to-coast Canada. This series ran for 8 seasons, and created approximately 150, 30-minute episodes.

He is a frequent speaker, moderator, and trainer on a wide range of business topics, often incorporating video from the television series into a highly interactive discussion format. He contributed to a multi-media leadership etextbook and course currently being used in Duke University’s Global Executive MBA and in executive education programs at the University of South Carolina and Redlands University.

His corporate experience includes 30 years with Ford Motor Company in product design, scientific research, government liaison, operational finance, and global business strategy. Larry built and led a globally dispersed team supporting over 150 national markets on 5 continents for 8 Ford corporate brands.

He was also the founding Director of the Wayne State University, School of Business Administration’s Institute for Organizational & Industrial Competitiveness.

His university studies include the Global Executive MBA from Duke University; The Executive Program at the Ross School of Business, University of Michigan; and an engineering graduate degree from Wayne State University.

Larry F. is a member of the Board of Directors for the Duke University Alumni Association, the Oakland County (Michigan) Business Roundtable, the Board of Advisors for the School of Business and Information Technology at Lawrence Technological University, and the External Advisory Board of Labor@Wayne at Wayne State University. He is the former Chair of the Board of Directors for The YES Foundation and the former Treasurer of the Board of Governors for the Michigan Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.

He received the 2018-2019 Alumni Award for Exemplary Service from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University.

He served multiple terms in non-partisan elected office in his home town.



Larry is not affiliated or registered with CWM, LLC or Cetera Advisor Networks LLC. Any information provided by (name) is in no way related to CWM, LLC or Cetera Advisor Networks LLC or its registered representatives.

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5263 Plymouth Rd.
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