Our TeamLARRY SARTOR - Managing Partner
Larry Sartor has over 25 years’ experience leading senior leadership searches for the public, private and non-profit sectors in Canada and across the U.S. As a generalist recruitment specialist, Larry’s work spans a variety of industries and functional skill-sets; he recruited the executive team at Saint Elizabeth Health Care, the Chief Executive Officer for Cambridge North-Dumfries Hydro, and numerous executive placements at the Greater Toronto Airport Authority.
A 1978 graduate of York University, Larry began his career in a management training program with Digital Equipment Corporation. He subsequently worked for Xerox Canada as a Major Account Manager and later in the Financial and Professional Services area of Unisys Canada. After holding several senior positions in sales, marketing, and general management, Larry purchased Triton Air Technologies, an environmental engineering and manufacturing firm. As Chief Executive Officer of Triton, he oversaw an internal restructuring of the company and redefined its business strategy to focus on new market opportunities in Canada and the USA.
Larry founded Sartor & Associates Inc. in 1997, and has continued to build upon his success and expertise in executive recruiting throughout North America. Before establishing his own practice, Larry was a Partner at the Toronto-based, international executive search firm, Metzler & Company Inc. Preceding this, he led Business Development and Leadership Training at Ward Associates, a staffing and recruiting firm.
In his current role, Larry focuses on developing long term business relationships with his clients and helping them to recruit candidates with the right blend of managerial, technical and leadership skills. His generalist perspective and ability to quickly define and analyze specific business issues make Larry particularly well-equipped to help clients deal with the managerial challenges associated with organizational restructuring and re-engineering of core business processes.
Larry is an enthusiastic participant in various athletic and outdoor activities. He is also active in the community and is a Board Director of KidSport Niagara, a non-profit organization that raises money and provides grants to help less-privileged children participate in community athletics.