Larry grew up in Austin, Texas and attended the University of Texas as a business major. After graduation, Larry moved to Dallas to begin a 30+ year career in the investment business. Much of that was spent with Prudential Securities spearheading their Southwest Institutional/Capital Markets Group. After leaving Prudential, Larry joined the Dallas investment banking arm of Frost Bank. In 2001 Larry teamed up with 3 partners and opened Aperion Group in Dallas. Aperion Group was an investment banking boutique catering to the national institutional marketplace. Aperion Group raised hundreds of millions of dollars of equity capital for small and mid-sized companies in the Southwest. Aperion Group had a staff of investment analysts and managed equity investments for institutional clients. In 2007 Larry and his wife decided a lifestyle change was in order and made the move to Graham/Possum Kingdom where they had built a lake house in 1999. Larry and his wife Suzanne have 3 grown children, Lesli, Meredith and Clay.
Kari graduated from Cisco High School in 1996 and attended Cisco College. She moved to Eastland in 1999 and worked at several local businesses until 2004 when her and her husband Caleb started the construction company that they still own and operate today. In 2010 she opened a flower shop, with her sister Lisa, that they operated together until they sold in 2017. After about 25 years in Eastland County Kari and Caleb decided it was time for a change. They sold their ranch in Eastland, purchased a ranch near Burkett and still live there today. Kari has two children, Hunter and Greenly, they attend school in Cross Plains and are both very active in sports.