Larry Wofford has experience in academia and as an entrepreneur. In academia, he developed and taught a real estate program at the University of Tulsa and was a founder and President of the American Real Estate Society. He has been an active researcher, editor of the Journal of Real Estate Research, and authored or co-authored two real estate textbooks. As an entrepreneur he enjoyed working on developing diverse business enterprises. Larry earned B.S.B.A. and M.B.A. degrees from the University of Tulsa, an M.L.S. from the University of Oklahoma, a Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Austin, and a Post-Graduate Diploma from the University of Oxford. He is an urban planner having received the AICP designation from the American Institute of Certified Planners, a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, and a Fellow of the Homer Hoyt Advanced Studies Institute. Larry serves on the board of directors of Cancer Treatment Centers of America Global. He has a long-time research interest in the interaction between practicing professionals and academicians in the real estate area.