Lawrence R. Bradshaw
Larry Bradshaw joined National Lutheran Communities & Services (NLCS) in October of 2009 as President & CEO. He brings more than 30 years of experience in the not-for-profit senior living industry. From 1987-2006, he was chief financial officer and executive vice president for strategic growth with Asbury Communities, a not-for-profit, multi-site, senior living organization. In 2006, Larry took on the role of president for Asbury’s for-profit company, The Asbury Group, offering consulting services to other Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRCs). Larry was also the principal of Bradshaw Insights Group, providing consulting services to CCRCs in everything from strategic planning and board development to financial analysis and capital structure development.
As the President & CEO at NLCS, Larry’s focus is strategically growing and furthering the organization’s 130-year mission and ministry to honor, inspire and support choice and opportunity in partnership with older adults.. Under his leadership, NLCS has become a multi-site organization offering a wide range of services including home health care and community clinics.
Larry is an active member of LeadingAge and LeadingAge Maryland, and serves as chairperson for Lutheran Services in America board of directors. Prior to, Larry served as a CCAC (now CARF) Commissioner, and as Chair of CCAC’s Financial Advisory Panel. He is a frequent presenter at numerous national meetings, including LeadingAge, the National Investment Conference, and Ziegler’s Senior Living CFO Workshop.
Larry has a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from Emporia State University and an M.B.A. in technology management from The University of Phoenix.