About The AdviCoach Network

Every one of our coaches has many years of business management experience and skills. I combine my personal experience with AdviCoach’s proven processes and tools to create a customized approach specifically tailored to help you meet your business goals. You are the lynchpin of everything I do, with your needs and goals shaping my work. I specialize in helping you to fulfill your professional and personal goals. I understand these goals are often entwined.

  • Larry Lamphier

    Coach

    I am a hands-on operational executive with a broad business background including over 35 years of experience in developing new, improving and restructuring turnaround companies. I focused on business growth through operational excellence, technology, strong communications skills and strategic planning with a passion for continuous improvement I am results oriented, customer focused and respected team builder who drives quality and productivity initiatives using interpersonal skills and an interactive management style. The AdviCoach Company are business advisors making Your Success a reality.

    6 Key Items About Me
    1. Hands-on operational executive with a broad business background.  Over 35 years of experience in developing new, improving and restructuring turnaround companies.  Focused on business growth through operational excellence, strong communications skills and strategic planning with a passion for continuous improvement.  Larry is a result oriented, customer focused and respected team builder who drives quality and productivity initiatives.  He possesses an interpersonal and interactive management style.
    2. Founded Wintergreen Associates, LLC, part of AdviCoach the nation’s fastest-growing business coaching and advocacy firm.  AdviCoach provides world-class systems, tools, processes and training enabling us to significantly improve your businesses’ profitability, efficiency and quality of life.
    3. Larry has held positions as President, Vice President & General Manager and Chief Product and Development Engineer for three different companies.  Responsibilities and accomplishments included P&L; increasing sales by 5X, developed cost accounting systems, measuring sales performance by profitability, received ISO certification, implemented Lean initiative reducing scrap by 50% and increased production by 23%, JIT scheduling, purchasing through supply chain management, developed form of “Top Grading” for HR increasing staff effectiveness.  Ashtabula County’s Growth Partnership named Larry’s company as “Best in the County”, 2007.
    4. A passionate learner with a MBA degree from Lake Erie College, National Professional Engineer (P.E.) certification, a B.S. degree in Environmental Resource Engineering, State University of New York, College of Environmental Science and Forestry at Syracuse University, B.S. in Civil Engineering from Syracuse University, Harvard Business School semester seminars in Line of Business Studies, various seminars in Lean, ISO, Kaizen, Muda, co-authored Engineering text; Modern Sewer Design, authored numerous articles in various publications.
    5. Member, Board of Directors and Executive Board, Boy Scouts of America, Greater Western Reserve Council, Warren, Ohio.  Past member of the Board of Directors, Lake County YMCA, past Chair of Outdoor Family Center branch.  Facilitated development of Strategic Plans for various public non-profits and private companies.
    6. Happily married to Jane for 45 years with two sons Thad and Geoff. Hobbies include golf, racing model R/C sailboats and business education.
    Areas of Expertise
    • Business Valuation
    • Lean Enterprise
    • Strategic planning
    • Sales management
    • Financial analysis
    • Continuous quality improvement
    • Operations management
    • Exit Strategies