Larry Alford has been in the branding business since 1983 when he was a vendor at Fenway Park and the Boston Garden. He dabbled in logo merchandise through his years at Skidmore College, and in 1989 he decided to make a career of it. He loves what he calls “earning a master’s degree in the miscellaneous,” and has been in the world of branded merchandise for over 30 years. When Larry is not working, he is spending time with his daughters - And when they don't know where he is, he is on his bike training for races or on Ebay bidding on shoes (he boasts of a collection of over 100 pair of Dr. Martens and John Fleuvogs –(and counting).
What’s your secret talent?
I once ate an entire large pizza in 8 bites
What is your favorite movie quote?
And the snozberries taste like snozberries or My name is Inigo Montoya, you killed my father, prepare to die!
What was the single-most influential event in your lifetime?
Living abroad freshman year in college
What’s a fear you’re proud to have overcome?
Rejection in business and missing deadlines beyond my control
If you could close your eyes and be anywhere on earth when they opened, where would you be?
right here right now - I'm pretty simple that way
What is your number one karaoke song choice?
nope never doing that ever - I also wont do the Wave at a game, sing alongs at a play or sing around a campfire
If you could take a road trip with any celebrity, who would you choose?
Hard one - I have to abstain - probably a musician or play write
If you could have a superpower, which would you choose?
constant acceptance - I think I judge too fast and accept after