About the Author
As co-Founder and CEO at Straub International, Dr. Larry Straub managed a multi-location operation and approximately 150 employees. Straub partnered with global brands such as Case IH, Mahindra, Polaris and others to service their locations in Great Bend, Salina, Hutchinson, Pratt, Marion, Larned and Wichita Kansas. Larry oversaw all aspects of operations, finance and sales performance. The agricultural and outdoor equipment supplier was sold in 2019 and Larry helped lead the team, and its key stakeholder groups, through the successful sale and smooth transition of the business.
Throughout his 35-year business career, Larry has returned regularly to academics and higher education for perspective. His ability to learn from and enrich the lives of students helped inform and formulate The 6ixth Evolution Framework.
Researcher, Author and Speaker on Convulsive Economies
Today, Larry defines his role at Newman Universities School of Business as a “practitioner scholar”. He works enthusiastically to further bridge the gaps between business and higher education. He sees both as dynamic segments of our economy. Focused on balance, Dr. Straub is enthusiastic and excited to explore opportunities that unify the skills and competencies of both business and academic research.
Active and easy to find on LinkedIn, Larry delivers keynote speeches on several key topics. He regularly speaks on personal and professional growth and improvement.