Larry Passo is a lifelong resident of the Chicago area. In 2001, Larry launched the first Gay and Lesbian Initiative on behalf of Harris Bank, supporting various LGBT non-profits. While at Harris Bank, he was instrumental in rebuilding the Chicago Area Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce. Larry also served on the Boards of the Uptown and the Lakeview East Chambers of Commerce. After retiring from Harris Bank, Larry worked for MB Financial Bank in Lakeview where he also served as banker for the Hall of Fame. He currently resides with his husband of 36 years in Oak Park.