Phone: 570.522.8222 x23
27 S. 5th Street, PO Box 211
Lewisburg, PA 17837
- Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from the University of Denver
Larry Putterman is an entrepreneurial CEO, an experienced board director and an active investor. Larry is known for his expertise in improving efficiency of existing businesses, and in developing and implementing strategic growth plans for businesses in competitive markets. He has significant experience in the technology and foreign and domestic manufacturing industries.
He is often looked to for his experience in operations, sales, merchandising, Internet marketing, strategic planning, new business development and corporate turnarounds. He has a proven successful record of starting up and growing domestic and international companies. Larry is recognized as an innovative leader and team builder.
Larry was CEO, Chairman and Board Director of DSC, LLC, a data back-up and recovery solutions company serving corporate clients. He sold this company to Data Storage Corporation (DSC) in 2010. Subsequently, he has served on the board of directors of DSC where he actively served as a member of its Mergers and Acquisitions Committee. He now serves on the company’s Board of Advisors.
Prior to DSC, he was founder and president of both American Sports Company and Pan American Sports Company in San Pedro de Macoris, Dominican Republic, for more than 20 years. With these two companies, Larry started and became the largest independent contract manufacturer of men’s and women’s shoes and components in the Dominican Republic. He built a $25 million business with more than 1,000 manufacturing employees. Clients included Timberland, Sebago, Polo, LL Bean, Dexter and New Balance.
Larry also honed his management skills as executive vice president and chief operating officer of Milton Shoe Company in Milton, PA and Cinderella Shoe Company in San Lorenzo, Puerto Rico, where he had P&L responsibility and was responsible for all manufacturing and sales of this $35 million business.
In addition to being an advisory board member and a former director of Data Storage Corporation, he was Chairman and board member of DSC, LLC and of American Sports Company. He was a director of Milton Shoe Company and of Cinderella Shoe Company. Larry is currently a member of the board of directors of the Susquehanna Investment Network. He is a member of American College of Corporate Directors, the Corporate Directors Group and the National Association of Corporate Directors. He is a former regional board member of Northern Central Bank.