Harper will oversee all aspects of sales for GTM Sportswear, including over 200-member inside sales and support team based in Manhattan and a growing outside sales team across the country.
"We are thrilled to have him here at GTM," said Brenda Schneider, chief operating officer at GTM Sportswear. "Larry brings a wealth of strong leadership experience and strategic sales vision to our executive team. With his drive for consistent achievement, I have no doubt he will deliver powerful value as our company continues to execute toward its significant growth objectives.”
Harper earned his Bachelor of Science in education at the Miami University of Ohio, where he also played football, earning All-Conference and All-American honors. He later earned his M.B.A. from the University of Redlands in California. Harper began his career as Consumer Sales Director with the Polaroid Corporation and later served as Vice President of Sales for Warner Bros. His experience also includes multiple positions with Nike®, including National Sales Director, U.S. Central Region General Manager, and Vice President and Regional Manager of U.S. Regions.
Among other acknowledgments, Harper was named the Nike African-American Person of the Year in 2005 and received the Distinguished Citizens Award in Massillon, Ohio in 2007.
About GTM Sportswear:
GTM Sportswear, headquartered in Manhattan, Kansas, is a national provider of custom-embellished uniforms, warm-ups and practice apparel for college, school, and club sports teams. Founded in 1989, the company employs more than 850 people, including a nationwide sales team and an inside support team. For more information, visit www.gtmsportswear.com.