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entrepreneur , Venture capitalist

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).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: ocean marathon swimming, golf, tennis.

Connections

father:
William S. McCready

mother:
Eleanor L. (Wildfong) McCready