Larry Martin

Managing Director

Larry Martin

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Innovation and Applied Research,
IT Services


Larry joined the Division of Innovation and Applied Research in 2001. In his current role, Larry manages business analysis, proposal development, budget management, project management, and business management for IT Services. Larry recently oversaw an Industry Analysis Project (IAP) for the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing, & Regulation and managed the replacement of an Arrest Disposition Reporting (ADR) Mainframe System for the Maryland Department of Public Safety & Correctional Services.

Larry has served as the project manager on numerous major IT development projects for the State Department of Assessments and Taxations and State Retirement Agency. These projects modernized their core business applications from a main frame system to server-based architecture.

Prior to Towson University, Larry worked for several Department of Defense contractors. Serving as quality director, he oversaw the product quality for unmanned air vehicles, tank simulations, ground control units, air vehicle launchers, and the software that controls the air vehicles. He oversaw the development and configuration of a ground radar system deployed in Greenland for the Air Force. It was his responsibility to ensure the product was ready to be presented to government officials for acceptance.

Larry has designed and built automated test systems; ensured military standards were met throughout the software development life cycle; performed hardware, mechanical, and electrical engineering; developed process control systems and managed quality assurance personnel. He has developed policies and procedures leading to the certifications of Software Engineering Institute and ISO9000.


Larry holds a B.S. in economics from Towson University. He also has certifications and/or training in Risk Management, Earn Value, Project Management–systems approach, Grant Management, Creative Leadership, Competitive Sealed Bids, Vision Critical Enterprise Project Management, and Presidential Leadership Program.


Larry enjoys camping and playing golf.

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