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Society of Entrepreneurs names four Memphis business, civic leaders as members

December 14th, 2010

The Memphis-based Society of Entrepreneurs formally inducted four new members during the society's 19th annual gala and awards banquet April 9, 2011, at the Holiday Inn at the University of Memphis.  Among the inductees was Charles D. McVean, CEO and chairman of McVean Trading & Investments. read more »

Connection Challenge: Linking trails imperative for county’s green print

December 9th, 2010

The search is on for dozens of connections among Shelby County’s major greenways and greenlines, which will enhance the area’s overall “green print.” read more »

Financier McVean seeks to build market for hybrid electric bicycle

October 10th, 2010

Financier and commodities broker Charles McVean is the first to admit he doesn’t like to exercise, which is why he has spent the last four years developing his own hybrid electric bike that he’ll formally introduce to Memphians this week. read more »

Cruisin’: Electric Bicycle combines aerobic exercise, transportation

October 6th, 2010

Charles McVean gestures toward a fleet of funny-looking electric bicycles parked nearby and tells his entourage "OK everybody. Let's cruise." read more »

Peer Power Foundation puts high achievers to work tutoring their classmates

July 13th, 2010

Sixty students from five inner-city schools are the newest foot soldiers in businessman Charles McVean's fight against school failure. read more »