Celebration honors businessman Greg Calhoun | Business
MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - A celebration of Montgomery businessman and philanthropist Greg Calhoun is being held tonight at MY PLACE Catering & Events, located at 1200 Eastern Blvd, Montgomery.
Family, friends and supporters are gathering to honor Greg Calhoun for his business success and charitable giving.
Calhoun started as a bag boy in a supermarket. Through hard work and smart business decisions, he rose to the top of the retail food industry as founder of Calhoun Foods, a respected brand name in Alabama.
However, the Calhoun business empire stretches across a vast landscape including: Calhoun Foods, Access Marketing and Communications, Calhoun Communications, Calhoun and Associates, Calhoun Financial Group, Calhoun Foods Distribution Center, GMS Consolidation Warehouse and Superior Brokerage.
Calhoun's newest business venture is Diversity Business Exchange, which connects small businesses with the six billion dollars spent by colleges and universities.
Through the Greg Calhoun Foundation and the Greg Calhoun Golf Tournament, he channels funds to benefit college bound students, senior citizens, military veterans, sickle cell patients and others.