Vice President & Principal

Larry Gardner works with a variety of executives and corporate leaders in his role as Vice President & Principal. With over thirty years of experience in Human Resources, Larry brings an array of knowledge and skills in every facet of HR: training and development, compensation, benefits, organizational development, and performance management. 

Larry’s forty years of HR experience includes leading the HR function as the senior executive at Johnstown-American Companies, The Portman Companies, Canada Life U.S. Division, and Cousins Properties, from where he retired in 2010. Larry joined Human Resource Dimensions in 2011 and became a partner in the firm in 2015. He believes that Human Resources must, above all, function as a key business partner in any organization.   

Larry has served as the chair of the Atlanta Employers Committee, as a board member of the Atlanta Society for Human Resources Management, and has been an active member of the Human Resources Leadership Forum.  He currently holds the Professional in Human Resources (PHR®) designation granted by the Human Resource Certification Institute.  Larry has an undergraduate degree from Emory University and a master’s degree from the University of Florida.  In addition to his work at Human Resource Dimensions, Larry also served as a classroom volunteer and a board member at Literacy Action in Atlanta.