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Larry Fisher joined the ACEnet staff in 2002, serving as the Director of the ACEnet Food Ventures Program, and was promoted to Executive Director in 2015. As Executive Director, Mr. Fisher reports to ACEnet’s Board of Trustees and is responsible for the organization’s consistent achievement of its mission and financial objectives. He oversees program development and administration, provides leadership in developing programs, organizational and financial plans with the Board of Trustees and staff, and carries out plans and policies authorized by the board. Mr. Fisher also provides direct technical assistance to a variety of new and existing businesses within the scope of the Business Incubation Program at ACEnet. This assistance generally involves working on business plans, financial management plans, and employment practices.
Mr. Fisher received his Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Ohio University in 1982, with a major in accounting and a secondary interest in management. Prior to his work with ACEnet, he has served in the roles of Assistant Controller, Controller, Plant Manager, Chief Financial Officer, and Director of Manufacturing for three beverage companies located in Ohio, West Virginia, Missouri, and Louisiana. He has also served as a consultant to other beverage companies and non-profit shared-use kitchen projects throughout the United States.