Larry Hausner, MBA

Larry Hausner, MBA, is President of ConStrat.  Previously, he served as chief executive officer of the American Diabetes Association, the nation's largest voluntary health organization leading the fight to Stop Diabetes®, from 2007 to 2014.  Hausner served as Chairperson of the NationalHealth Council (NHC) in 2012, and is a recent Co-Chair of the Centers for Public Health Roundtable. He was a member of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) strategic planning strategy group as well. He recently served on the U.S. delegation to the United Nations High-level Meeting on Non-Communicable Diseases. He also received the 2011 VIDA National Hispanic Health Leadership Award for his leadership in expanding the reach of Association services in Hispanic communities, and in 2010, received the Impact Award from the Invisible Disabilities Association for leading the charge in helping people living with diabetes through local and national education, research and support.  Before joining the American Diabetes Association, Hausner served as Chief Operating Officer for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, and previously spent 15 years with the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, where he rose to the position of Chief of Staff. Hausner earned a master's degree in marketing management from the University of Rhode Island. He also holds a bachelor of science degree in marketing with a minor in accounting from the same university. In addition, he studied performance management systems and governance as leadership at Harvard University, strategic planning at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and nonprofit strategic planning at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.