Hobson Associates

Larry Botelle, CPC

Senior Partner - Technology

As a member of the Technology Practice, Larry has been instrumental in building the federal niche for Hobson Associates. Larry’s expertise lies in the recruitment of both federal and commercial software sales executives, management talent and sales engineers. Larry received the 2005 Rookie of the Year award for producing the most revenue in his class and since then has consistently been in the Top Five in billings. In 2010, Larry was awarded Partnership at Hobson Associates by unanimous vote and was recently named Senior Partner. He is currently involved with various organizational and mentorship responsibilities.

Larry feels that he is not only an advisor and consultant to clients, but an extension of them as well. Recruiters often shape the market perception of their clients’ image and Larry takes that seriously. He approaches a prospective candidate with a high level of professionalism, integrity, knowledge, and energy about the position. Candidates often mention how impressed they are by his knowledge, and this approach allows him to attract and deliver excellent passive talent to his clients. He brings the lethally effective combination of exceptional networker and fearless cold caller to deliver results.

Prior to joining Hobson Associates in 2004, Larry began his professional recruiting career with RJS Associates and quickly became a leader in the IT/Software Department. Larry was Rookie of the Year in 2000 and IT Consultant of the Year in 2001. During his tenure with RJS, he received multiple client development awards for his dedication and performance with clients.

In 2001, Larry earned his Certified Personnel Consultant (CPC) designation. He also served on the board of the Connecticut Association of Personnel Services (CAPS) in 2006-2008. He’s also served on the board of New England Association of Personnel Services (NEAPS) where he helped to coordinate a major conference for the recruiting industry.

Larry graduated from Teikyo Post University (now Post University) with a BS in Marketing.

Fun Fact

Larry is addicted to Home Depot, averaging three trips a week!


From the beginning of our relationship, Larry actively worked to understand our company’s value proposition and strove to create a game plan for marketing the company to highly qualified candidates. He used his Rolodex effectively and was able to put the right person in front of us in a very short period of time. During the interviews and work package negotiation, he took a very hands-on approach to understanding both the needs to the company and the needs of the candidate to ensure that both sides were comfortable with the process.

William Ray, Vice President – Sales Basis Technology

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