Larry Straub
Adjunct Professor of Business and Entrepreneurship, Wichita State University
CEO, Straub International, Inc.

Larry Straub is an Adjunct Professor of Business and Entrepreneurship at Wichita State University. He teaches the Entrepreneurial Experience (ENTR 310) and has previously taught MBA level classes  for Friends University and Kansas Wesleyan University. In addition to teaching – his full time occupation is a 30 + career in business with his family company Straub International, Inc.  He has served as CEO for 20 years and CFO for 5 years previous to that. 

Dr. Straub received his Doctor of Management from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, his doctoral dissertation and research track studies the effects of convulsive economic and business cycles on career pathways.  His research was accepted for presentation at the Academy of Management Conference in Philadelphia, PA in 2014. 

Research Specialization:  economic uncertainty in convulsive business cycles as well as family business generational transitions.