Since founding Shoemaker & Associates in 1990, Larry has been conducting senior-level recruiting, executive coaching and leadership development assignments throughout North America, as well as globally. He is also President of Cornerstone International Group, a global network of retained search and leadership development organizations with more than 200 consultants located in major markets around the world.

Larry’s experience as an executive coach, and his focus on the candidates fit into the organization’s culture, and their long-term potential, enables him to add unique value to a search. A significant portion of his business has been assignments from clients for which he has worked previously or through their recommendations.

Prior to beginning his executive search career, Larry’s professional experience included more than twenty years in general management, sales and marketing management, strategic business development and M&A. He has been a key contributor within organizations ranging from Fortune 200, middle market, U.S. divisions of German and Italian headquartered companies and family owned entrepreneurial companies.




  • Cornerstone International Group
  • Society for Human Resource Management
  • PrimeGenesis – Executive Onboarding
  • International Association for Corporate & Professional Recruitment
  • World at Work
  • ERE.NET – Recruiting News, Recruiting Events, Recruiting Community, Social Recruiting