Tommie L. (Larry) Walton, entered the Behavioral Health Care field in 1973 and created successful and innovative programs in both the public and private sectors including co-founding the first DUI-Drug Court in Georgia. Larry provides leadership development specializing in small, family owned businesses and, in addition enjoys training other professionals. Larry is trained as a trainer in Motivational Interviewing and as a Motivational Interviewing Supervisor. He is also a trainer for Prevention Research Institute in Lexington, Kentucky. He has had a thriving practice since 1976 guiding individuals toward healthier lifestyles. Besides spending time with his family, Larry enjoys gardening and breeds, trains and competes Catahoula Leopard Dogs (six national championships). As a National Outdoor Leadership School Graduate and Leave No Trace Trainer, he delights in being outdoors.