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The Hon. Larry Warder

Operating Partner, Public-Private Partnerships

The Hon. Lawrence Warder is a Operating Partner of RIDGE-LANE LP.

Mr. Warder was a Partner in Deloitte Consulting where he held a number of executive positions, including Global Director of Operations and a Member of the Board of Directors of both Deloitte & Touche U.S. and Global Deloitte Consulting.

After retiring, President George W. Bush nominated him, and the Senate confirmed, Warder as the Chief Financial Officer of the Department of Education.

After his politically-appointed service, he served as the Chief Operating Officer of the O’Donnell Foundation, and serves on a number of civic Boards including Greenlights for NonProfit Success, Advanced Placement Strategies, NMSI, the Center for Vital Longevity at the University of Texas, the Advisory Council for UTeach, the Leadership Council at the University of Texas, as well as a member of the Internal Audit & Compliance Committee for the University of Texas System.

Mr. Warder received his Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from the University of Akron and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Kent State University.  He is a Certified Public Accountant, who also holds the designation as a Certified Management Consultant and as a Certified Management Accountant.