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Larry Bean

Executive Editor

Larry Bean has been with Robb Report since 1998. As the executive editor, he works primarily with the editors and writers involved with the magazine’s automotive, motorcycle, collectibles, and private-aviation coverage. He is based in Massachusetts, where he teaches communications courses at Boston University. He has been an editor of magazines, newspapers, and books for more than 20 years.

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