Larry Northington completed a career in the US Air Force as a Major General with over 28 years directing technical operations, field activities, and executive management in a global organization. As the senior military officer in the Air Force financial management community, Larry Northington served as deputy CFO and Director of Budget, responsible for the $80B budget. Larry Northington has headed a major DoD military installation with responsibilities ranging from global flight operations to facilities construction, application of health care programs and labor union issues. As the Director of Outsourcing, Larry Northington planned & executed a $1B outsourcing program, the largest in Air Force history at the time. He has experience across human capital management functions including “hands-on” management of recruiting, market research & advertising, training, placement, retention, compensation, professional development and downsizing. He is seasoned in strategic planning, resource prioritization, financial management, human resources, plant management, team building, & was a congressional liaison with twelve years experience in the Washington DC environment. See Larry's full US Air Force biography.
Both in the military and the commercial sector he is seasoned in corporate reorganization. He executed a major reorganization affecting 1000 people in 50 work centers within six months. He led an 80% growth within twelve months of a 110 person organization; he conducted a corporate reorganization of a small business. Larry Northington is experienced in the development of strategic alliances & the management of large subcontractor teams to include SDB. He has supervised corporate operations, technical staff & development engineers, established intellectual property protection programs, & established merger & acquisition plans. Frequently asked to “sell” the organization’s position, Larry Northington had weekly interface with Congress while in Washington, conducted presentations to national media, & gives presentations to executive management, government, & trade groups. He has twice been selected as the Senior Program Executive for Federal bids for proposals above $500M and technical workforces of 700+ personnel.
Larry Northington's experience allows him to lead Northington Consulting to provide assistance in organizational issues, management of human resources, company/customer alignment, Federal sector market effectiveness, the federal financial system and congressional affairs.
Larry is currently a member of the board of trustees of the Falcon Foundation, US Air Force Academy.
Education: MBA & BS, Economics, University of Alabama; Advanced graduate studies, International Strategy & Policy, National Defense University, Washington DC; Executive Professional Development, Syracuse/ Johns Hopkins Universities.