We are delighted to announce that Greg McCann has been inducted into the Family Business United ‘Family Business Hall of Fame,’ which recognises the exceptional contribution of individuals and their work in advancing the field of family business.
Greg is a founding member of the Generation 6 firm, and consults with, coaches, writes about, and speaks about family enterprise in order to make the family involvement a strategic advantage in their shared efforts.
As the son of a serial entrepreneur Greg has worked in his family’s business since he was 12 years old. He now is an owner of his family enterprise. These experiences growing up led Greg to consulting, speaking, coaching, teaching, and writing two books on family enterprise.
Greg works with family enterprises in the areas of leadership, succession, communication, and conflict resolution, with a special emphasis on leadership. Greg has coached leaders and executives for over 20 years and is certified in Leadership Agility and Myers-Briggs Type Indicator.
As a consultant, Greg has helped numerous family enterprises transition to future generations. As a speaker, he addresses national trade associations, universities and family business forums on leadership, character, generational opportunities, and family enterprise. As a thought leader and author, Greg has published many valuable works on family enterprise. This includes the upcoming book on the future of single family offices. As a coach, he has worked with family enterprise leaders, executives, family office leaders and members of the rising generation since 1998.
Now retired from Stetson University after 27 years in academia, Greg was Founder and Director of the Family Enterprise Center, where he led the effort to develop the nation’s second minor and first undergraduate major in Family Enterprise. He also was the EMBA Director and Cohort Coach.
Greg also served on the Board of Directors of the Family Firm Institute (FFI) from 2005 to 2008. He was awarded the institution’s 2016 Interdisciplinary Award for outstanding achievement in the advancement of interdisciplinary services to business families and the 2006 Barbara Hollander Award acknowledging him for a lifetime of achievement in family enterprise education.
Greg is an FFI Fellow and is certified in Family Business and Family Wealth Advising from FFI. He proudly serves on the InnerWill Board of Directors, as well as the Family Business Fellows, Smith Family Business Initiative, Cornell University, SC Johnson School of Business.
Greg holds a J.D. and was a member of the Florida Bar, (retired), University of Florida, a licensed CPA (inactive) and a B.A., Stetson University. He is based in DeLand, FL.
As Paul Andrews, Founder and CEO of Family Business United adds, “Greg is a great advocate and ambassador of the family business sector and has developed a fantastic family business presence over the years and deserves his place in the Family Business Hall of Fame.”
As Greg concludes, “I so admire the courage and dedication of families working together to make their enterprises, their communities, and in fact the world a better place. The privilege to do this work has brought profound meaning to my career.”
“I am truly delighted and honoured that my work has been recognised by Family Business United and gained me recognition as an inductee into the Family Business Hall of Fame.”