The McLane Law firm is proud to announce that John Colucci has received the Distinguished Citizen Award by the Boy Scouts of America, Yankee Clipper Council. The Distinguished Citizen Award is bestowed annually upon individuals who have demonstrated integrity and genuine concern for others in both their professional and personal lives. He was honored at a reception on December 13th, along with Salem Mayor, Kimberley Driscoll.
According to the Boy Scouts, recipients of the Distinguished Citizen Award are people who have been unselfish in their service to others, on an individual and community basis. They seek no return for their service, other than the satisfaction of aiding their fellow citizens, their community, and their nation. Distinguished Citizens are people who truly capture the respect and imagination of our youth. Last year’s honorees included Beverly Mayor Bill Scanlon and the DeLorenzo family, owners of the Danversport Yacht Club.
John is a Director in McLane’s Corporate and Tax Departments. With a dual background as both an attorney and CPA, John works with start-up companies to large multi-owner private and publicly traded corporations, with a considerable client base in the software development and service sectors. He has extensive experience in all areas of commercial transactions and business operations, and practices in the areas of business law, tax law, estate and business succession planning and real estate. John is formerly a founding partner of the firm Colucci Norman, LLP in Beverly, Massachusetts.
He is the former Cub Master of Wenham Cub Scouts, Pack 28, and is still actively involved in the Pack. In addition to his work with the Boy Scouts, John currently serves the North Shore business community as President of the Greater Beverly YMCA. He has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors for the North Shore United Way, and chaired its Annual Campaign from 2006-2008. He is Past President of the Beverly Chamber of Commerce and Kiwanis Club of Beverly.
John is President for the North Shore Technology Council, and has been a director of that organization since 2007. He is a member of the Massachusetts Bar Association, the Essex County Estate Planning Council, and the Bentley Executive Club.
John received his J.D. from Suffolk University in 1992 and his B.S from Bentley College in 1985. He resides in Wenham.
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