Meet the Joint Venture Team
Executive Vice President
Larry Carr joined Joint Venture in 2014 as Executive Vice President, a newly created role to serve as second in command to the President and CEO. A veteran elected official and public affairs executive, Larry was elected to the Morgan Hill City Council in November of 2000 and re-elected in 2004 and again in 2008 and 2012 and has served in government, business and academia.
A Morgan Hill native who attended Morgan Hill public schools through his graduation from Live Oak High School in 1987, Carr is a political science graduate of San Jose State University. He has worked in the offices of Representatives Norm Mineta and Anna Eshoo and later headed education and workforce preparedness for the Silicon Valley Leadership Group, was director of government and community relations for Stanford Hospital and Clinics and served as associate vice president of public affairs at San Jose State University, where he is a distinguished alumnus.
Carr served on the Morgan Hill board of education for four years before he was elected to the Morgan Hill City Council. Larry is active in a variety of community and volunteer organizations and was named by the Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal in 2004 as one of “40 Under 40” people to watch for contributions to the community.