Larry Purcell has closed over one billion dollars in middle market financings and M&A transactions in his career. Offering a unique combination of military and industrial experience, Larry manages the Construction and Engineering Services Division at Capital Alliance. He has wide-ranging experience in general & specialty construction, aerospace & defense, oilfield construction and tool manufacturing, product development & distribution, transaction financing & consumer credit products, and food processing, as well as other industries.
Prior to joining Capital Alliance, Larry worked for First National Bank of Boston (now Bank of America), where he provided asset-based lending for leveraged buyouts, ultimately leading to his role as Senior Vice President of new business development for Barclays' business credit subsidiary. Following eight years of active duty with the United States Army, Larry spent four years in procurement at Bell Helicopter Company, and four years at Texas Instruments, where he negotiated international contracts for Air Traffic Control Radar Systems and later managed cash flow and banking relations for the company's foreign subsidiaries in its corporate treasury department.
Larry is a retired U.S. Army Colonel (Military Intelligence), and a decorated officer. He is a Vietnam veteran and holds the Combat Infantryman's Badge, the Bronze Star, and the Legion of Merit. He earned a Bachelor's degree from the University of Illinois, an MBA from the University of Texas at Austin, and an MA in International Business from the University of Texas at Dallas.