Larry J. Schaer
Chief Executive Officer
During the past 10 years, Larry has been the Associate Director of Retreat & Refresh Stroke Camp.As Associate Director, he has been key in developing
the national network of stroke camps and Strike Out Stroke events under Retreat & Refresh Stroke Camp. Larry has recently been named the Chief
Executive Officer of a newly formed organization called United Stroke Alliance which includes not only stroke camps and Strike Out Stroke events, but
also other ancillary services that support stroke survivors and stroke education programs.
In addition to his experience with stroke services during the last 10 years, Larry has also co-founded the Pediatric Resource Center, a child abuse
center and a Day Care Center in Central Illinois. Although his experience during the last decade has been in supportive health care services, Larry
began his career as a Personnel Director in a Community Mental Health Center in Peoria for 7 years before he started his own consulting firm, Resource
Management Services at the age of 35. Having sold Resource Management Services in 1995, he cultivated his marketing, development and organization skills
into developing new organizations and services.
He has certification as a Senior Professional in Human Resources as well as the co-founder of the Tri-County Personnel Association.He completed his
Bachelor of Science Degree at Bradley University and course work for his Master’s Degree at Illinois State University.