Larry Nicholson, Founder and President



In June, 2003, Larry launched MPM Food Equipment Group with a goal of offering unparalleled service to his customers. Larry has grown MPM from $500,000 in sales in its first year to $13.4 million this year. He secured signed contracts to represent a diverse group of food equipment manufacturers, including Hobart Corporation, PizzaMaster, Fri-Jado Inc., and Manitowoc Corporation Food Service Equipment.

Before he founded MPM, Larry built a successful career in sales and new business development during his 20 years with Hobart Corporation, a $200 million food retail manufacturing company, which is a subsidiary of its $10 billion parent company, ITW Industries.
A dedicated member of his community, Larry is a volunteer with Misericordia Home in Chicago, Our Lady of Perpetual Help’s Men’s Club in Glenview, and St. Sabina Church in Chicago. Larry graduated from the University of Illinois in Champaign with a bachelor’s degree in Economics. He currently lives in Glenview, Illinois, with his wife and three sons.

Larry can be reached at: larry@mpmfeg.com