Larry Hausner
Former Head of the American Diabetes Association
Larry Hausner

Larry Hausner has established his own management consulting company, ConStrat, utilizing his 30+ years of senior leadership to help organizations, both for and not-for-profit, to improve their effectiveness.  He is a recognized thought leader who brings a practical approach to strategic and operational planning, along with expertise in board governance/effectiveness, executive leadership transitions, branding and organizational assessment to support those same organizations in aligning their plans, people and processes to produce improved outcomes through a philosophy of data driven decision making. He has a long history of understanding and promoting patient engagement and public health approaches. 

Prior to beginning his consulting business, Larry was Chief Executive Officer of the American Diabetes Association, the nation’s largest voluntary health organization leading the fight to Stop Diabetes® .for seven years from 2007 to 2014.  His focus on mission resulted not only in the American Diabetes Association's renewed commitment to funding research, but also led to a greater emphasis on advocacy efforts, local programs, education initiatives and prevention programs to both improve the quality of life for those living with diabetes and for those at risk of getting this disease.  

Before joining the American Diabetes Association, Hausner served as Chief Operating Officer for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, where he had oversight and management of revenue generation, finance and budget, information technology, patient services, public policy, marketing and communications, human resources, and field management.  Revenues for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society grew under his leadership from $165 million to more than $270 million.

In his nonprofit experiences before Leukemia, the National Multiple Sclerosis Society employed Hausner for 15 years, where he rose to the position of Chief of Staff.

Hausner currently serves on the Research America Board and Executive Committee and is Vice Chair of the Board for the Childrens Cause for Cancer Advocacy. He served as Chairperson of the National Health Council in 2012, and was Co-Chair of the Campaign for Public Health Roundtable. He has been a member of the Bipartisan Policy Center Health Care Advisory Board and CEO Council on Health and Innovation. From 2011 - 2013, he 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.