About our Founder & President:
Gregory A. High
GH Family Business Consulting LLC
As a 3rd Generation member of his family’s business, Greg has worked in the family firm for over 25 years. Over that time, he gained valuable experience across a multitude of businesses and industries ranging from manufacturing to real estate. He has focused most of his recent attention on ownership and management succession. This led him to do extensive research on family and corporate governance structures for highly diversified family firms.
Greg has worked closely with family members, the Chair of the Boards, the Boards of Directors, and Executive Management to successfully restructure the governance structure of the company. Greg chaired his Family Council for 15 years and also formed a 3G group that he says was a real turning point for his family and his business. In addition, Greg is Chair of The 7 Foundation Fund, his family’s non-profit philanthropic organization; as well as, President of GH Family Business Consulting LLC.
Greg holds a B.S. in Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Management from Lebanon Valley College (with honors) where he also recently served as a Trustee. He has served as a director on several High company boards for the past 20 years; as well as, established and chaired the Investment Committee of the High companies Boards and serves on the board of a diversified family-owned enterprise based in Maryland.
Greg and his wife have five children and four dogs. They enjoy spending time outdoors walking and hiking.
Greg has assisted families with business holdings in Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Florida, Virginia, Iowa, Illinois, Wisconsin, Utah, Tennessee, and North Carolina and he is eager to put his knowledge to work for you and your family business.
Please contact him directly to arrange a meeting at email@example.com
Or call 717-682-1484.
About the High companies:
Sanford H. High (Greg’s grandfather) founded High Welding Company in 1931 with a keen focus on innovation and serving his customers – and serving them well. This came to be known as The High Way. Today, the company is in its third generation of ownership and leadership. Sanford High’s founding principles continue to permeate the High companies and The High Way continues to be the guiding force behind the companies’ growth as they serve their customers and continue to be innovative leaders. The High companies are a diverse group of 11 companies that engage in commercial construction, steel fabrication, and architectural design services in the Eastern and Midwestern United States. The companies offer commercial construction services for new and existing facilities; property management services, including development, brokerage, architecture, construction, investments, and hotel management; produce architectural and structural precast concrete building enclosures, and parking garages; and fabricate and erect a wide range of complex structural steel bridge components, as well as offer fabricated heavy building girders and weldments to various industries and more. Collectively, the High companies employ more than 2,000 co-workers and operate 46 locations in 8 states.
More information about the High companies can be found at www.high.net
Please contact Greg directly to arrange a meeting at firstname.lastname@example.org
Or call 717-682-1484.
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