Gendron, George M. [MC????]
Advisor, Foundation Source Philanthropic Services, Inc.
Mr. George Gendron is a Director at Initiative for a Competitive Inner City. He is the Editor-in-Chief at Inc. Magazine. George Gendron debuted at Inc. in January 1981 and became editor-in-chief in 1983. Under his direction, Inc. catapulted to become the country’s premier business magazine for leaders of small to midsize fast growing companies. With a record-high monthly readership of 2.2 million, Mr. Gendron has introduced millions of hard-driving entrepreneurs to cutting-edge ideas through a diverse range of writer, management experts, and specialists.
Mr. Gendron also has played a major role I educating policy makers in the U.S. and abroad about the importance of small businesses and their impact on the economy. Mr. Gendron co-authored and narrated Inc.’s best-selling video, “how to Really Start Your Own Business”, which won the American Film Institute Award for the most outstanding business and economic programming in the country.
Additionally he has been instrumental in establishing business unites that complement the magazine, including Inc.’s book-publishing division, video productive group, and conference and seminar division.
Mr. Gendron began his extensive career in publishing as an arts and entertainment editor of New York Magazine from 1973 to 1975; he also wrote for its sister publication, The Village Voice. Subsequently, Mr. Gendron was editor-in-chief of Boston Magazine from 1975-1978, when the magazine won numerous awards and heavily influenced the design of other city magazines.
Mr. Gendron is a well known speaker before groups of business executives in the U.S., Europe and Asia and makes frequent speeches to college students. He also is a regular commentator on entrepreneurship and small business on TV, radio, and in print. Appearances include CNBC, 20/20, 48 Hours, CNN, and National Public Radio, and he has been quoted extensively in the Wall Street Journal and other major publications.
Mr. Gendron is active in several non-profit organizations, serving on the boards of City Year, a service organization that has risen to national prominence through support from people including President Clinton and the First Lady, and Who Cares, a national non-profit publication fostering national service.
Mr. Gendron is a graduate of Manhattan College.
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I do not find any thing in my ‘stuff’ for George,
McEneney, Mike (MC1953)
[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]
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