Kevin Hancock


Kevin Hancock is CEO of Hancock Lumber, one of the oldest companies in America and six-time recipient of the ‘Best Places to Work in Maine’ award. In 2010, at the peak of the national housing and mortgage market collapse, Kevin acquired a rare neurological voice disorder called Spasmodic Dysphonia (SD).  When his own voice became weakened, he developed a new leadership style based on strengthen the voices of others. He is now a champion of a work culture where everyone leads and every voice is trusted, respected, and heard. His new book, THE SEVENTH POWER – ONE CEO’S JOURNEY INTO THE BUSINESS OF SHARED LEADERSHIP shares the philosophy, values and strategies Hancock Lumber Company has embraced on its journey toward becoming an employee-centric company - where leadership responsibilities are broadly shared rather than power coming from the top down.

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Kevin Hancock, CEO of Hancock Lumber. Photo credit: Jessica Weiser

Ninety Days in the Heart of America

by Kevin Hancock
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Seeing The Deeper Lessons of Coronavirus

by Kevin Hancock

In Nature, Power Is Dispersed

by Kevin Hancock

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