Larry Whaley has a highly diverse professional background spanning more than 30 years, where he has been directly responsible for managing most of the support functions within services companies, including: accounting, human resources, risk and insurance, legal, information technology, contract management, supply chain management, administrative processes, financial controls, and project controls. He developed, implemented, and managed workflows, processes, teams, systems, and tools which drove efficiencies and savings for existing and startup companies. Prior to joining Fidelis, Larry served as the vice president of administration at Allied Power; a company he helped found and which became one of the largest power service maintenance providers in the U.S with over 5,000 employees. At Allied Power, Larry served as a member of the company’s senior leadership team focused on internal operations. For a period of his time at Allied Power, he focused on the development of an international project to provide services to the nuclear industry in the UAE. He also supported the merger of the company with Charah Solutions,LLC and the combined company was taken public on the NYSE. At PowerTeam Services, Larry implemented corporate initiatives for financial controls, a new ERP system, and financial/fleet management tools across multiple subsidiaries for the regional utility services company. Sunora Energy Solutions, another company that Larry played a major part in founding, performed development, engineering, construction, and maintenance services for the renewable energy industry. At Sunora, he served as CFO and VP-Finance and Administration. Besides developing and being responsible for accounting and administration, he served as one of the principal officers directly interacting with the board of directors. Sunora Energy successfully developed utility scale and distributed renewable projects from Guam to Necker Island. The company was eventually rolled into NRG Energy. At The Shaw Group, Larry worked in two different roles. First, as controller for Plant Services, he was responsible for financial reporting, internal controls, and transaction processing for the $1billion segment of the public Fortune 500 company. Later, he worked as Executive Director for the same segment and was responsible for developing contracts with new customers and delivering support to field operations providing services to these customers. Prior to The Shaw Group, Larry managed the information technology department for James Construction Group. Larry was instrumental in bringing new technologies to the industrial and highway contractor, including new a ERP system, paperless workflow, and integrated bidding and cost management. Larry started his career as a business analyst working in project controls and as the manager of capital equipment at T.L. James Construction, Inc. During periods between some of the roles, Larry worked as project controls/project management consultant through PPMG, LLC and he held a project management professional certification. Larry graduated cum laude with his Bachelor of Science in Management from Tulane University.