Larry Gigerich, managing director at Ginovus, is a nationally recognized economic development leader with more than 20 years of local and state government, not-for-profit and private sector experience. Larry has worked on approximately 500 economic development projects resulting in over $10 billion of capital investment, the creation of over 80,000 new jobs and the retention of over 160,000 existing jobs. At Ginovus, Larry has served nationally recognized companies such as: BP, Coachman Industries, Comcast, Dorel Juvenile Group, Dow AgroSciences, ExactTarget, Formica, Genesco, Interactive Intelligence, Multi-Color Corporation, Oracle, Reckitt Benckiser, Redcats, The Capital Group Companies, The Finish Line and Roche Diagnostics.
Prior to founding Ginovus in 2002, Larry worked in a variety of economic development settings, including Deputy Director of Business Development for the Indiana Department of Commerce, Senior Advisor to the Mayor of the City of Indianapolis for Economic Development and Workforce Development and President of the Indianapolis Economic Development Corporation.
Named by Governing magazine as one of the nation’s best economic development officials, Larry is a regular speaker and panelist at national site selection conferences and has authored numerous articles for national publications. In addition, he was instrumental in the launch and leadership of the Indianapolis and Central Indiana Technology Partnership (TechPoint), an initiative designed to nurture growing and emerging technology companies throughout Indiana. Larry currently serves on the Board of Directors for The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and is a member of the Site Selectors Guild.
Larry received his Bachelors of Science degree in political science from Indiana University Bloomington.