Larry was raised in Melbourne and earned his Electrical Engineering degree from the University of Florida. He is a registered Professional Engineer in Florida and Alaska. Larry started at FPL as design engineer and has held positions of increasing responsibilities. He is married to Dr. Debra Volenec, local veterinarian and member of the SEV Chamber. They have two daughters – Zoe (age 21) attending Notre Dame, and Sydney (age 18) a plebe at West Point. Larry serves on several community boards including Boys and Girls Club, United Way, and Central Florida Zoo. He enjoys forging strong partnerships with the communities he serves, creating a positive business environment, and collaborating with key stakeholders to insure a reliable power system for his customers.