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Philanthropist , real estate company executive

William Patrick McCuan, American philanthropist, real estate company executive. Named Nation's Top Philanthropist, Council Resource Development, 2007; recipient Alumni Fellows award, University Louisville, 1996.


McCuan, William Patrick was born on October 28, 1941 in Muskogee, Oklahoma, United States. Son of Lee L. and LaRee A. (Beverage) McCuan.


Student, University Tulsa, 1961—1962. Bachelor Psychology, Baylor University, 1965. Master of Religious Education, Southern Seminary, Louisville, 1967.

Master of Science, University Louisville, 1969. Postgraduate, University Maryland, 1971—1973. Associate of Arts (honorary), Howard Community College, Columbia, Maryland, 2008.


Employment professor, assistant dean graduate school University Maryland, Baltimore, 1969—1973. Lobbyist and consultant Washington, 1973—1976. Chief Executive Officer KMS Group, Inc., Columbia, Maryland, 1976—1984, MDG Companies Maryland, since 1984, MDG-Capital Corporation, Naples, Florida, since 1992, MDG Companies West Virginia, since 1991, McCuan Family Foundation, since 1997, McCuan Farms, LLC, since 2005.

Board visitors University Maryland Medical School, since 2010. Adjunct professor Community College, Baltimore, 1969-1972, University Maryland College Park, 1969-1971. Lecturer University College-U. Maryland, Baltimore, 1970-1971, Howard Community College, Columbia, 1987-1988.

Chief Executive Officer Pet Holiday, Inc., Toledo, 1973-1994. Chief Executive Officer Uniglobe Columbia Travel Center Community & Professional, 1986-1994. Non-lawyer member Maryland Attorney Grievance Commission, 1990-1996.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to numerous publications.


Chairman, board director Concert Society Maryland, 1988-1998. Chairman United Way, Howard County, Maryland, 1984, American Presidential Inaugural Committee, Maryland, 1988, Howard County Community Partnerships, 1986;finance chairman Republican Central Committee, Howard County, 1988-1992. Trustee Columbia Foundation, 1980-1982.

Member President's Commission on Food, Nutrition and Health, Washington, 1970, Howard County Environmental Affairs Board. Member business advisory council Howard Community College. Board executive director Congressional Commission on Mental Health of Children, Washington, 1973-1975, Human Services Institute Children and Families.

President, 1973-1975, chairman & trustee McCuan Family Foundation, since 1997, National Republican Committee Eagles, Team 100, 2002-2008. Board governors St. Margaret's School, 2003-2007, board visitors University Maryland Medical School. Member National Association Home Builders (board director 1979-1987, federal government affairs committee), Maryland Builders Association (president 1981-1982), Home Builders Association Maryland (board director 1977-1982, Award of Honor 1979, Award of Excellence 1980, Presidential award 1982), Howard County Home Builders Association (president 1978-1980), Howard County Chamber of C. (president board director 1984-1986), BlackBerry&T Bank Corporation (regional board member 2008-2010).


Married Jill Pamela Thomas, May 5, 1982. Children: LaRee, Megan.

Lee L. McCuan

LaRee A. (Beverage) McCuan

Jill Pamela Thomas

LaRee McCuan

Megan McCuan