Chief Human Resources Officer, Elkay Manufacturing

Larry Brand serves as Chief Human Resources Officer at Elkay Manufacturing. Family-owned since 1920, Elkay has been making innovative products and delivering exceptional customer care on a global basis for over 100 years.

As Elkay’s CHRO, Mr. Brand is a versatile HR executive with leadership experience serving CEOs, Board of Directors, and global leadership teams. With over 25 years of business experience with increasing levels of responsibility, Mr. Brand compels leadership and boards to adopt business driving people strategies. He is an accomplished leader of talent, strategy, mergers & acquisitions, and board of directors’ relations. Prior to his current role, he served as Chief Human Resources Officer for Sparton Corporation (NYSE: SPA), an industrial manufacturer. Mr. Brand holds an MBA in Management and a BS in Business Administration from the University of Evansville in Evansville, IN and holds SPHR and SHRM-SCP professional human resources designations. He also serves on the Board of Directors for the Human Resources Management Association of Chicago (HRMAC) and teaches on the faculty of Lake Forest Graduate School of Management in Lake Forest, IL.

While proud to be America’s No. 1 selling kitchen sink company, Elkay expanded its commercial offerings more than four decades ago, and today delivers faucets, foodservice fixtures, water coolers, drinking fountains, Smartwell water delivery systems, and the award-winning ezH2O bottle filling stations, in addition to world-class stainless steel and quartz sinks. Our Elkay Interior Systems business is a global leader in the design and buildout of branded quick serve, retail, and hospitality environments for some of the world's most fast growing and beloved restaurant, hospitality, and hotel brands such as McDonald’s, Burger King, Dunkin Donuts, Starbucks, Marriot, and Hyatt to name just a few of our internationally-recognized customers.

Like your family, Elkay has values and traditions that endure; like our commitment to sustainability and giving back to our community. Headquartered in Downers Grove, Illinois, today Elkay employs over 3,500 employees worldwide, working from 17 global locations across the world. Visit