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William Floyd McCready

William Floyd McCready, American venture capitalist, entrepreneur.

Background

  • McCready, William Floyd was born on March 29, 1944 in Tillamook, Oregon, United States. Son of William S. and Eleanor L. (Wildfong) McCready.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Engineering Physics and Mathematics, Oregon State University, 1966. Master of Science in Nuclear Engineering, United States Navy, 1968.

    Career

    • Chief nuclear test engineer Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard, Honolulu, 1971-1973. Superintendent Mauna Kea Astronomical Observatory, University Hawaii, Hilo, 1973-1976. General partner Venture Planning Associates, Honolulu, since 1976.

      Business consultant United Nations Development Program, Bhutan. Principal, board directors Sanchez Communications Station KQNG-AM-FM, Lihue, Kauai, Hawaii, Studebakers of Australia, Sydney, Group (4) Logistics, Ltd. Principal, consultant Kula Bay Tropical Clothes Company, Honolulu, since 1988.

      General partner Venture Investemnt Partners, Honolulu, 1991. Co-coordinator Hawaii Governors Symposium on High Technology Development, 1982. Developer Kidsports, Hawaii, 1995.

      Executive producer Hawaiian Music Radio, 1995.

    Membership

    Member Governor's Hawaii 2000 Commission, Hilo, 1973-1976. Course marshall Honolulu Marathon, 1986-1989. Telethon panelist Hawaii Easter Seals Society for Handicapped, 1985-1992.

    Special instructor applied economics Junior Achievement, 1988-1989. Member Better Business Bureau Hawaii. Officr United States Navy, 1966-1971, Vietnam.

    Member Institute Management Consultant (certified), Academy Professional Consultant and Advisors (certified professional consultant), Hawaii Venture Capital Association (co-founder, past president), National Federation Indiana Business, Small Business Hawaii, Rotary (director community service Pearl Harbor 1990).

    Personality

    Interests

    Ocean marathon swimming, golf, tennis.

    Connections

    • father: William S. McCready
    • mother: Eleanor L. (Wildfong) McCready
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    Born March 29, 1944
    (age 73)
    Nationality
    • 1966
      Oregon State University
    • 1968
      United States Navy
    • 1971 - 1973
      Chief nuclear test engineer, Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard
      Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
    • 1973 - 1976
      superintendent Mauna Kea Astronomical Observatory
      Hilo, Hawaii, United States
    • 1976
      general partner, Venture Planning Associates
      Honolulu, Hawaii, United States