Larry Kirkpatrick, BS, CPA
Larry is a veteran accountant and entrepreneur with the ability to quickly understand new businesses and identify critical business drivers. During a career spanning over three decades, he has held accounting, finance and leadership roles in various companies and successfully founded six businesses.
Prior to launching Supporting Strategies | Columbus Ohio Suburbs in 2019, Larry was CFO and a founder of two equipment rental companies in Columbus and western Pennsylvania. Besides attracting key investors and employees and establishing bank relationships to finance growth, he managed all accounting- and finance-related aspects of the businesses, whose combined revenues exceeded $15 million.
The rest of Larry's career spans a wide variety of roles. Among the highlights: starting another equipment rental business, which he later sold to a corporate entity; having responsibility for all accounting and finance functions as CFO of a heavy equipment and engine dealer; managing accounts payable and financial reporting for a division of a renewables and environment company; and serving as Senior Accountant at a Big 4 accounting firm.
Larry holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Muskingum University. He is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of Ohio and a Certified Management Accountant.